This Bunnicula Novel Study was designed to help your students build reading comprehension and vocabulary skills through the book Bunnicula by Deborah Howe. Daily practice focuses on vocabulary and comprehension, and it is designed to help students develop as readers.
While other novel units for this book focus on a list of Bunnicula comprehension questions that require students to regurgitate the text, this unit was designed to help students think deeply and gain transferrable reading comprehension skills that they can apply to other reading tasks. This no fluff novel study engages students, but it doesn't overwhelm readers.
Standards-aligned & perfect for novel studies, small group book clubs, lit circles, independent reading, or as a way to monitor and teach during your read aloud.
✔Main Idea & Summary
✔Point of View
✔Responding to Literature using Text Evidence
✔Analyzing Figurative Language
✔Problem & Solution
✔Cause & Effect
✔Analyzing Characters & Character Change over Time
✔Vocabulary & Context Clues
✔Compare & Contrast
Instructional planning guide
2 paper-saving novel study trifolds - up to 10 instructional days
Matching cut & paste comprehension prompts for interactive journals
2 weekly word of the day flip books for text-based vocabulary
Easy-to-follow directions for printing & prep
Trifold Answer keys
❑ Foldable format provides novelty and encourages student engagement