Sideways Stories from Wayside School: Activities and Projects

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This 35 page activity pack for Sideways Stories from Wayside School, by Louis Sachar contains 17 Common Core-aligned reading response activities. Focus standards include opinion writing, character analysis, plot, and cause and effect.

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) 17 Common Core-aligned Reading Response Activities 
•Questions and Answers
•Sideways Stories from Wayside School: Themes
•Lessons Learned
•Comic Strip
•Main Events
•Causes and Effects
•Character Cards
•You vs. Character
•Character Traits
•Dear Diary
•My Book Cover
•Reading Strategy: Predictions
•My Book Review: Sideways Stories from Wayside School
•Solve the Riddle
•Learning Logs: Versions 1, 2, and 3
•Freewriting Journal
•Would You Rather?

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

3) 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

4) Instructions for digital Google Drive Version

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

For smaller components out of this complete novel study, click here:
Sideways Stories: Comprehension & Vocabulary
Sideways Stories: Tests, Quizzes, Assessments

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.

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. 

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.