Compare and Contrast with Hey, New Kid! Novel Study for Hey, New Kid! by Betsy Duffey has over 30 pages of student work along with vocabulary activities and detailed answer keys. Compatible with Foundations and Frameworks curriculum. Focus skill: compare and contrast.
The focus skill for this unit is compare and contrast, with a variety of comparisons used throughout the story.
This Novel Study has everything you need for literature groups, guided reading groups, whole group read aloud, Foundations and Frameworks groups or independent reading with a focus on compare and contrast. Great for independent summer reading.
Your class will love this fun story and you will love having them reading, comparing characters, settings, other stories and more. They will contrast possible outcomes and can practice comparing and contrasting anything you choose with the compare and contrast template. All this with no worries about prep time!
* Unit plans for two weeks of reading
* Chart detailing the Common Core Standards and which skill sheets address them
* Student Workbook cover page
* Quizzes for each day of reading incorporating compare and contrast throughout
* Vocabulary words and definitions
* Vocabulary activities
* Writing Prompts
* Skill sheets addressing the Common Core Literature Standards grade 3:
- Compare and Contrast stories/characters/settings
- Plot Line
- Character Study
- Point of View
- Illustration Study
* Detailed Answer Keys
Hey, New Kid! is a simple, fun story that can be used in a variety of ways. Whether you choose to focus on the compare and contrast skill, or only on the story itself, you can read it as a whole class read aloud, in guided reading groups, in literature circles or let students read it independently using Hey, New Kid! Novel Study as a guide. Great for summer reading.
However you choose to use this book, you will be addressing comprehension skills, teaching new vocabulary words, meeting the Common Core State Standards and enjoying every step of the way!