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Novel Study Activities For Any Novel



Total Pages: 100 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: N/A
File Size: 3 MB
File Type: PDF

Novel Study Activities For Any Novel

This Novel Study Activities For Any Novel resource can be used to teach ANY novel for whole-class novel studies, book clubs, literature circles or independent reading.

Students will enjoy this differentiated and engaging unit. This unit focuses on the literary elements of plot, character, setting, theme, and conflict, as well as these literary devices: similes, metaphors, symbols, and foreshadowing. Use this unit to introduce or review literary elements and literary devices with your students.

  • This unit is Google Classroom™️ compatible with individual PDFs, and Google Slides™️ graphic organizers are included.

This lesson is also included in the Full Year Middle School English Language Arts Lesson Bundle 1 and Full Year Middle School English Language Arts Lesson Bundle 2.

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Novel Study Activities – Unit Overview:

  1. Activating Prior Novel Knowledge QR Code Activity
  2. Elements of a Novel Lesson (Slideshow and Graphic Organizer)
  3. Whole-Class Short Story Analysis Modelling & Practice using The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch (book not included)
  4. Independent Practice Graphic Organizers
  5. Novel Elements Vocabulary Quiz
  6. Final Task: Short Story Choice Board

Novel Study Activities – Resource Includes:

  • Unit Plan (Novel Introduction Activities, Modelled Lessons)
  • Daily Lesson Plans
  • Literary Elements Graphic Organizers
  • Reading Strategies Graphic Organizers
  • Answer Keys for Modelled Lessons
  • Classroom Posters/Classroom Anchor Charts
  • Literary Elements Quiz
  • Final Task Novel Activities Choice Board (this resource is also sold separately)
  • Individual PDFs of student pages for uploading to Google Classroom or other online learning portals
  • Google Slides graphic organizers for 1:1 schools
  • Student choice
  • Scaffolded and regular graphic organizers options
  • Lessons are divided up with title pages for easy access
  • Standards-based assessment options
  • Points-based assessment options

Novel Study Activities – Teacher Feedback:

  1. “I love these! They were great for students who were at different levels, I was still able to do reading assignments with them and they just used these!”
  2. “I have been searching for a resource to introduce the elements of a novel before our novel study. The activities in this package help to set up students for success when move to doing an independent or small group novel study.”
  3. “Wonderful! Super simple, wrapped up and great to evaluate. Students and myself can easily follow along and worked great for a class novel study. The students follow along, fill it in as we work through it and I will use this again and again!”
  4. “These are a fun way to get nonfiction standards in. They are interesting for the students on the holidays. Thanks!”

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