Matilda Novel Study Unit

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This novel study for Matilda, by Roald Dahl, contains 149 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 point of view.

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

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♥Perfect for distance 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.)

♥Excellent for school or homeschool. No-prep and so easy for teachers, parents, and students to follow!

♥Eye-catching digital version contains full-color, interactive adaptations of all resources.

♥You're free to use the paper OR digital version; BOTH are included with your purchase!

1) Student Chapter Work
•Every section covers 2 chapters and contains the following four parts.
→Quickwrite-Encourages freewriting and relates the text to the student.
→Vocabulary-introduces 3 new words for every section.
Comprehension and Analysis-3 written response questions.
→True/False, Multiple Choice, or Sequencing-1 set in each section.

2) Five Anchor Posters
•Complement included activities
•Use for direct instruction and then display
→Point of View
→Character Analysis
→Figurative Language

3) 31 Common Core-aligned Reading Response Activities 
•One Event, Three Points of View (3 versions)
•Mystery Thoughts
•Dear Diary
•Character Analysis Wheel
•Character Interactions
•Character Responses
•Stand Off! (focus on opposing points of view)
•Compare and Contrast: Characters
•You vs. Character
•Figurative Language: Similes (2 versions)
•Figurative Language
•Setting: Using Imagery
•Main Events
•Cause and Effect
•Comic Strip (focus on plot)
•A Growing Problem
•Tower of Terror (focus on conflict)
•My Book Cover
•Book vs. Movie
•My Book Review
•Author's Biography
•Extra! Extra! Read all About it!
•Who Said It? (focus on Point of View)
•Character Cards (focus on Character Analysis)
•My Figurative Language Acrostic Poem (focus on Figurative Language)
•Umbrella Themes (focus on Theme)

4) Vocabulary Focus
•Practice with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, context clues
•Vocabulary Lists that come with and without definitions
•Three challenge words chosen for you from every chapter
•Vocabulary Word Wall cards in full color
•Vocabulary Flashcards in b/w 

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

6) Assessments
•Include vocabulary and comprehension
•Variety of question types
Test #1-Chapters 1 to 8
•Test #2-Chapters 9 to 14
•Test #3-Chapters 15 to 21

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

8) 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

9) Instructions for digital Google Drive Version

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


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