This novel unit for From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg can save you hours of prep for your literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the vocabulary focus builds word knowledge and academic vocabulary.
This no fluff From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler novel study engages students, but it doesn't overwhelm your readers with countless chapter questions that just require them to regurgitate the text.
Standards-aligned & perfect for novel studies, small group book clubs or lit circles, independent reading, or as a way to monitor and teach during read alouds.
Benefits of Trifolds over Traditional Novel Units:
❑ Foldable format provides novelty and encourages student engagement ❑ Daily comprehension focus builds reading comprehension skills vs. plot recall ❑ Less overwhelming to reluctant readers and writers ❑ Requires deep analysis and application of text-based knowledge ❑ Encourages discussion about skills & strategies
✔Main Idea & Summary ✔Analyzing Text ✔Making Inferences & Drawing Conclusions ✔Analyzing Character Traits & Relationships ✔Cause & Effect ✔Point of View ✔Compare & Contrast And so much more!
Instructional planning guide
2 paper-saving novel study trifolds - up to 10 instructional days
2 weekly word of the day flip books for text-based vocabulary
Cut & paste comprehension prompts for interactive journals