Third Grade Angels: Novel Study

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A million things to do, a ton of homework ... hyperbole sure does help get the point across! With the novel study for Jerry Spinelli's Third Grade Angels, scholars practice writing their own exaggerated sentences. Additionally, they answer questions about the text and unscramble anagrams. They also write quatrain poems based on the events of the novel's first two chapters. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have small groups discuss their responses about Mrs. Simms's halo contest (from section D)
  • Make the quatrain poem collaborative by allowing individuals to work with partners
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource only includes a study of chapters one and two 
  • Distribute dictionaries for the vocabulary activity 
Pros

  • Includes fun activities and questions that encourage thinking outside the box
  • Fosters creativity by using illustration and writing 
Cons

  • None