The One and Only Ivan Novel Study Unit

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This novel study for The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate, contains 142 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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♥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 10-19 chapters (as chapters are very short) and contains the following six parts.
→Quickwrite: Freewriting activity that relates text to the student.
→1 set of True/False, Sequencing, and/or Multiple Choice questions.
→Standards Focus: an activity focused on Reading Literature standards.
→Comprehension and Analysis: 3 written response questions.
→Vocabulary: Practice with 4 new words for each section of reading.
→Beyond: Creative activity that might include art, brainstorming, or writing.

2) 19 Common Core-aligned Reading Response Activities 
•Questions and Answers
•Themes and Lessons
•Themes
•Main Events
•Comic Strip
•Cause and Effect
•Character Notes
•Character Traits
•You vs. Character
•The Memories of Ivan's Past
•Focus on Setting
•Settings and Emotions
•Figurative Language
•Figurative Language: Similes
•Mack vs. Protesters (focus on point of view)
•My Book Cover
•Reading Strategy: Preview Walk
•My Book Review
•Journal: Freewriting

3) Vocabulary Focus
•Two Vocabulary Reviews to use throughout the study
•Practice with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, context clues
•Vocabulary Lists that come with and without definitions
•Four challenge words chosen for you from every 10-19 chapters
•Vocabulary Word Wall cards in full color include definitions, parts of speech, and illustrations
•Vocabulary Flashcards in b/w 

4) Figurative Language Anchor Poster
•Color and b/w options
•Complements included figurative language activities

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

6) Three Assessments
•Test comprehension and vocabulary with a variety of question types
Test #1-Chapters 1 to 41
•Test #2-Chapters 42 to 86
Test #3-Chapters 87 to 153

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.
The One and Only Ivan: Comprehension & Vocabulary
The One and Only Ivan: Activities
The One and Only Ivan: 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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