>Test is in two sections: Ch 14-17 questions, Ch 18-20 questions
TWO OF THE WRITING ASSIGNMENTS
(1) Tiffany's Diary Activity / Figurative Language
>For use after chapter five.
>Students write a diary entry by Tiffany. They must incorporate: metaphor, simile, hyperbole, and details from the novel.
>Example entry provided.
>This is a fun and playful activity, students can get silly with it!
>No length requirement stated- teacher decides.
>Includes explanation of how students will peer grade one another (highlighters needed!).
>After peer grading, it's very easy for the teacher to glance at the color coding --done by the student grader-- and check for accurate peer grading and score. (A great method you use in other writing activities.)
>Use of peer grading is not necessary to use the resource.
(2) The Story Continues….
>A post-reading creative writing assignment, not formal essay style.
>Blanks for teacher/student to fill in for flexibility in length requirement.
>Some of the requirements stated are: use of dialogue, a mood which is in sync with the novel’s mood, and writing follows naturally from the end of the book.
JOURNAL >Focus of entries is on character development: "Your task throughout this novel is to collect quotes which reveal aspects of our novel’s characters." >4 pgs >Teacher can dictate quantity and quality of entries. Includes cover page and an example entry.
END OF NOVEL ESSAY A reflective yet structured way a to wrap up the novel. >Four essay topics for students select from:
>Each essay topic is followed by a paragraph full of ideas and/or questions to stimulate student brainstorming - to get their ideas 'rolling'. >Vocabulary used is grade 7-8.
>Page two provides the six traits of writing & detailed explanation of each.
>General writing expectations included (formal essay format) >Blank spaces for the teacher to write in specific formatting expectations.
<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resources for special education or below-level learners. Novel workbook comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking (a few are); they are roughly 7th grade level.