Some of my most vivid childhood memories of school were the novel studies that we read for various subjects. It was my most favorite way to learn skills, history, any topic really! I am a lover of books and getting to read an entire book from cover to cover as a school assignment put me in heaven! I am sure this is a major reason why as a teacher my passion is to create and teach is novel studies!
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Andrew Clements in the master of school stories that kids can relate to. No Talking, published in 2007, is no exception. It is a great book to use in your classroom or homeschool for a whole class novel study, small book groups, or individual book studies. No talking,...
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick is a must-read. Philbrick combines heart, adventure, suspense, drama, and heartbreak to make this an instant classic that all your students will love. This is a great book to use in your classroom or homeschool for a whole class...
Where do we draw the line between doing what we're told to do and doing what we know is right? The main characters Lina and Doon, in Jeanne DuPrau's dystopian scientific novel, The City of Ember are forced to make this choice. The City of Ember was first published in...
Crenshaw Novel Study Book Unit
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Wishtree Novel Study Book Unit
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