James and the Giant Peach: Activities and Projects

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This 60 page activity pack for James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl, contains 31 Common Core-aligned reading response activities. Focus standards include character analysis, theme, plot, figurative language, and more.

Open ended questions and graphic organizers are easily adaptable for every learner. Perfect for whole class, small group, or even independent study. 

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

♥Use the paper OR digital version; BOTH are included with your purchase!

1) 31 Common Core-aligned Reading Response Activities 
•James' Seagull Plan
•Cause and Effect (2 versions and blank template)
•Comic Strip
•A Growing Conflict
•Obstacles
•Theme Thoughts
•Character Analysis Wheel
•Wanted poster
•Character Interactions (2 versions and blank template)
•Character Response
•Compare and Contrast: Characters
•You vs. Character
•What Would I Do?
•Point of View: The Americans
•Figurative Language
•Figurative Language Types (1 version and blank template)
•Figurative Language: Similes
•Peachy Personification
•Setting: The Five Senses
•Setting: Using Imagery
•Setting Snapshot
•James and the Giant Peach: The Movie
•Reading Strategy: Predictions
•Word Predictions
•Vocabulary Flash Cards
•My Book Review

2) 4 anchor posters that complement student activities
•Story Elements
•Character Analysis
•Figurative Language
•Setting

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 Drive Version

This product is contained within my complete novel study for this book.

For other components from the complete novel study, click here.
James & the Giant Peach: Comprehension & Vocabulary
James & the Giant Peach: Tests

 

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What You'll Receive: Upon purchasing, you will download a zip file. Within the zip file, you will find two PDFs. One PDF is the printable version. The other PDF contains instructions for how to access the digital version. To clarify, you will not receive a physical book or packet. (Applies to paid products only.)

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.)

Terms of Use: This product is not editable. Redistributing, editing, selling, or posting this item on the Internet are all strictly prohibited. Purchasing this product obtains one license, which allows it to be used in one classroom only. (Applies to both free and paid products.)

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. 

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