Have you been looking for a new way to teach reading comprehension and vocabulary skills? Well, look no further!The Lemonade Crimenovel studyis a 3-week literature unit designed to be easy to implement and engaging for learners. The standards-aligned novel activities include bothprintable and Google Slides versionsso you can use this resource with digital or in-person learners.
This literature unit for The Lemonade Crime is an engaging book study designed to build important reading and thinking skills without overwhelming readers with countless chapter quizzes and long lists of comprehension questions that only require text recall.
Perfect for your novel study, book club, or literature circles, these reading comprehension questions will capture students' attention and leave them eager to discuss the text.
1) Student comprehension practice (up to 15 instructional days)
Each day's work focuses on a single standards-based comprehension skill
Short, written responses include opportunities to apply thinking to text
Designed with reluctant and struggling learners in mind
Built-in graphic organizers to support skill acquisition
Approachable questions help make connections & start conversations
No boring multiple-choice or fill-in-the-blank questions!
Available in both printable trifolds and as Google Slides
2) Approachable practice with key reading standards and skills,including:
Generatingmain ideas& writing a concisesummary
Text analysisfrom the perspective of the reader & characters
Identification ofcause and effectrelationship
Makinginferencesanddrawing conclusionsbased on text clues
Utilizingcontext cluesto make meaning of unknown vocabulary
And so much more!
3) Text-based & academic vocabulary
One target word identified for each day's reading
A flexible foldable format allows for the study and application of new vocabulary
Opportunities to make connections to academic vocabulary for daily skills
4) Teacher support materials
Unit scope & sequence lays out the day's comprehension & vocabulary focus
Answer Keys for all comprehension activities
Tips for preparation and implementation
Instructions for digital Google Drive version
*Digital Access Note:This resource includes digital access via GOOGLE SLIDES.For the digital versions, you will need Internet access and a free Google account OR Google Classroom.Learners will work on computers or iPads. Upon purchasing, you will download documents containing links to the digital files, along with easy-to-follow instructions that will get you started in minutes! These are easily shared digitally between you and your students.