> Two sections: Ch 14-17 questions, Ch 18-20 questions
3 OF 4 WRITING ASSIGNMENTS
(1)Tiffany's Diary Activity / Figurative Language
> This is particularly engaging and fun! > Designed 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.
> Rubric included
> After peer grading, it's easy for the teacher to glance at the color coding -done by the student grader- and check for accurate peer grading. Consequently, grade book entries are faster.
> 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.
> Blank spaces 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.
(3)End of Novel Essay > A reflective and structured way to wrap up the novel. > Four essay topics for students select from:
> Each essay topic is followed by extended ideas and/or questions to stimulate student brainstorming
> Vocabulary used is approx. grade 7-8
> Page two provides the Six Traits of Writing & detailed explanation of each
> A detailed and thorough assignment description that can be adjusted to any length.
> Assignment length may range from single paragraph response to formal multi-paragraph essay.
> Expectations & formatting included, but, blank spaces are also provided for the teacher to write in specific expectations.
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.
<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resource for special education or below-level learners. Reading comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking. Reflective & no wrong answer style questions encourage independent thinking or use as discussion questions. Roughly 7th grade level.