Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing: Novel Study

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Many turtle species can retreat their heads into their shells when threatened by predators. With the Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing novel study, pupils conduct research to uncover other interesting turtle facts. As they explore Judy Blume's novel, they also answer questions about the text and create examples of personification. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners create posters to display information they learned about turtles during their research 
Classroom Considerations
  • Contains a limited preview (chapter one) of the novel study
  • Individuals may require dictionary access for a vocabulary exercise 
  • Requires library or Internet research 
  • Includes a prediction activity for pre-reading engagement 
  • Provides practice with vocabulary in context 
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