This 37-page activity pack for Brian's Winter, by Gary Paulsen, contains 19 Common Core-aligned reading response activities. Focus standards include theme, plot, character analysis, figurative language, asking and answering questions, and more!
Open ended questions and graphic organizers are easily adaptable for every learner. Perfect for whole class, small group, or even independent study.
♥You're free to use the printable OR digital version; BOTH are included with your purchase!
♥Excellent for school or homeschool. No-prep and so easy for teachers, parents, and students to follow!
♥Perfect for digital learning. Students can access the digital version from home or school. Teachers and students can easily send this back and forth using Google Drive or Google Classroom! (The minimum that's needed is a free Google account. However, you may also contact me for help using this product on many other digital learning platforms!)
♥Eye-catching digital version contains full-color, interactive adaptations of all resources. Students type directly onto the digital version in Google Slides.
** IMPORTANT NOTE ** The digital Google Drive version contains mostly the same content as the printable version. However, some assignments, such as drawing activities, have been replaced with more digitally friendly assignments, which may include such features as movable/drag-and-drop pieces.
This product is not associated with this book's author or publishing company. The book must be purchased separately in order to be used alongside this novel study.
1) 19 Common Core-aligned Reading Response Activities
•Ask and Answer Questions
•Brian's Winter: Themes
•Summarizing the Plot
•Problems and Solutions
•How to Survive a Northern Winter
•Cause and Effect
•Character Response Analysis
•Setting: The Five Senses
•Brian's Winter: Create a Collage
•Figurative Language Types
•Figurative Language Acrostic Poem
•Point of View: David Smallhorn
•Design a Movie Poster
•Reading Strategy: Predictions
•After Brian Goes Home
•My Book Review: Brian's Winter
•Culminating Project Choices
2) Anchor Posters
•Setting Analysis Anchor Poster
•Figurative Language Analysis Anchor Poster
•Posters come in color and black-and-white
•Posters complement included activities
3) Culminating Project Options
•10 creative project choices for students to complete after they finish the book
4) Easy planning and Low Prep
•Detailed Table of Contents outlines standard/focus and tells you when to use what
•Common Core Codes included for all activities
•Student Packet Cover for easy organization
•All Answer Keys
5) Instructions for digital Google Slides Version
This product is contained within my complete novel study for this book.
What You'll Receive: Upon purchasing, you will download a zip file. Within the zip file, you will find multiple PDFs. One PDF is the printable version. The other PDF(s) contain instructions for how to access the digital version(s). To clarify, you will not receive a physical book or packet. (Applies to paid products only.)
Digital Version Info: For the digital version(s), you will need Internet access and a free Google account, OR Google Classroom. Digital versions will work on computers or iPads. (To use Google Slides versions on an iPad without Google Classroom, simply have your students download the Google Slides app, available for free on iTunes.) Within your downloaded zip file, you will see explicit, easy-to-follow instructions that will get you started in minutes! Students will be highly engaged and freshly invigorated as they type, draw, and diagram directly into the file on their computers or tablets. They can easily share their work with you as they go, all without the hassle of paper, pencil, and copies. (Applies to paid products only.)
Refund Policy: Due to the digital nature of this resource, refunds or exchanges cannot be issued. Thank you for carefully reading the description and viewing the preview before your purchase.