Home of the Brave Novel Study - Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
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Home of the Brave Novel Guide
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Home of the Brave Vocabulary

Home of the Brave Novel Study

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This novel study for the book Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate can save hours of prep for your novel studies in middle school. 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 novel study for Home of the Brave is engaging for students, and 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, independent reading, or as a way to monitor and teach during read aloud.


Skills addressed:

✔Character Traits & Interactions

✔Analyzing Text Quotes

✔Respond to Literature

✔ Point of View



And more!


You'll receive: 

• Instructional planning guide

• 3 paper-saving novel study trifolds - up to 15 instructional days - color & blackline

• 3 weekly word of the day flip books for text-based vocabulary

• Matching cut & paste comprehension prompts for interactive journals

• Easy-to-follow directions for printing & prep

• Trifold Answer keys


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



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