Engage your students all year long with these activities for any novel (also works for short stories too)! This secondary ELA resource is filled with 32 novel activities that you can use before, during, and after reading any novel!
These novel activities are perfect for a class novel study, independent reading projects, lit circles, and more! This resource includes multiple teacher instruction pages to help you seamlessly integrate these novel activities in your classroom, and it is organized into four sections: pre-reading, while reading, differentiated writing tasks, and after reading.
These are the novel activities that are included:
Section 1: Pre Reading
Section 2: While Reading
Section 3: Differentiated Writing Tasks
These writing tasks ask students to write well-planned, thorough responses that are just one paragraph in length. They are differentiated to help young and/or struggling writers and readers, and actively guide students as they write. Grading rubrics and textual evidence organizers are included!
Section 4: After Reading
All post-reading assessments and assignments include a writing component and two different rubrics: one with preset points values and one with fill-in-the-blank points values.
Prep is quick and easy… Just select which activities you want, print, and go. You’ll be ready for an engaging literary-based activity!
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jennifer R. says, “This is a great toolbox full of activities that you can incorporate into any novel that you teach. My students loved these and stayed engaged the whole time. I did most of these in centers in my high school classroom and had students rotate to the different ones. It worked out so great. One of the best I have bought!!!
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Brenda F. says, “I like the variety of activities. It allows me to focus on different ideas with each novel and match interests with assignments. This is a good buy.
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