Holes Novel Study Unit

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This novel study for Holes, by Louis Sachar, contains 111 pages of resources, including comprehension and vocabulary by chapter, reading response activities, assessments, and more.

Focus standards include figurative language, theme, character analysis, plot, and opinion writing.

No-prep, predictable, and extremely user-friendly, this literature guide is perfect for whole class, small group, or independent study. 

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♥Included BONUS digital version works with Google Drive and contains eye-catching, color, interactive versions of all resources.

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1) Student Chapter Work
•Every section covers 4-5 chapters and contains the following six parts.
→Quickwrite: Free-writing that connects the students to the text.
→True/False, Multiple Choice, and/or Sequencing.
→Standards Focus: Activity based on Reading Literature standards.
→Comprehension and Analysis: 3 written response questions.
→Beyond: Creative activity that might include art, brainstorming, or writing.
→Vocabulary: An entire page of vocabulary work that focuses on 3 chosen words from the chapter. Includes dictionary skills, context clues, and more.

2) 18 Common Core-aligned Reading Response Activities 
•Umbrella Themes
•Comic Strip: Katherine and Sam
•Tower of Terror (focus on obstacles)
•Compare and contrast Characters (Stanley and Zero)
•Characters and Injustices
•Settings and Emotions
•Similes
•Point of View: Zero
•Mystery Thoughts
•Holes: The Movie
•Chapter Highlights
•Scene Snapshot
•Character Traits
•Character Changes
•Setting: The Five Senses
•Who's your Favorite?
•Figurative Language Find
•My Book Review

3) Vocabulary Focus
•Practice with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, context clues
•Vocabulary Lists are organized by chapter & come with and without definitions
•Three challenge words chosen for you from every 4-5 chapters
•Vocabulary Word Wall cards in full color contain definitions and illustrations
•Vocabulary Flashcards in b/w 

4) Culminating Project Options
•10 creative project choices for students to complete after they finish the book

5) Two Assessments
•Test comprehension and vocabulary
Test #1-Chapters 1 to 25
•Test #2-Chapters 26 to 50

6) Student Bookmarks
•Serve as reference tools
•Highlight plot, setting, characters
•Attractive art 

7) Easy planning and Low Prep
•Unit Map lays it all out for you
•Table of Contents for easy navigation
•Common Core Codes included for all activities
Student Packet Covers
All Answer Keys

8) Instructions for digital Google Drive Version

For smaller components out of this complete novel study, click here.
Holes: Comprehension & Vocabulary
Holes: Activities & Projects
Holes: Tests


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Digital Version Info: For the digital version, you will need Internet access and a free Google account, OR Google Classroom. It will work on computers or iPads. (To use it on an iPad without Google Classroom, simply have your students download the Google Slides app, available for free on iTunes.) Upon purchasing, you will download a document containing a secret link to the digital file, along with 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.)

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