The Things They Carried Novel Guide Teaching Unit with Lesson Plans, Activities, Discussion Questions, and Much More
Motivate your students to appreciate young adult novels. Novel Guides™ help students develop an understanding of literary techniques while building reading comprehension, critical thinking skills, and analytical skills.
Novel Guide Includes:
- CCSS alignment
- Prereading activities
- Vocabulary exercises
- Background information
- Chapter summaries
- Discussion questions
- Literary devices lessons and activities
- Reflective, expository, and analytical writing
- Character and plot analysis activities
- Whole novel project assignments
- Depth of Knowledge end of novel writing prompts
- Grading rubrics
- Final test
Bonus: Differentiated activities designed for struggling readers, PLUS extra activities for each chapter, including selected activities for accelerated learners.
©2017. Middle school, high school. Reproducible. 104 pages plus bonus activities.
Book Download: PDF. Adobe® Reader® required to view PDF.
Print Book: Spiral-bound, 8 x 11 inches.
About the Author
Margaret Ann Shamshoian is a Dallas, Texas, native currently living in Fresno, California. She attended Emory University and earned a degree in English and Educational Studies, and she holds an English/Language Arts teaching credential from Fresno Pacific University. She has spent six years working in high school classrooms, teaching mostly Reading Intervention, 11th grade English, and 9th grade English in a Business/Technology Pathway. Her favorite parts of teaching are connecting with students over literature and helping them to learn more about themselves and the world through reading, writing, and discussion. Her favorite books are East of Eden by John Steinbeck and Life of Pi by Yann Martel. In her spare time, Margaret Ann enjoys yoga, cooking, and spending time with her husband and one-year-old daughter.