This table of contents provides an overview to the materials contained in this novel unit. The table is broken down into the Curriki folders found in this collection so all teachers can easily find all the resources available in this novel unit.
Curriki Folder
Reading Schedule Teacher Resources
Student Resources
Assessment Resources
Novel Unit Introduction
N/A • Novel Unit introduction and overview
• Table of contents
• Reading schedule
N/A
N/A
Ongoing Assignments
N/A
• Reading response log lesson plan
• Summarizing lesson plan
• Open-ended response lesson plan
• Vocabulary web lesson plan

• Reading response template and rubric
• Summarizing model and graphic organizer.
• Open-ended response model
• Vocabulary web model, graphic organizer and rubric
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Week One
Readings 1 - 3
• Classroom materials (quick quiz questions, plot events, important passages, vocabulary words)
• Figurative language lesson plan


• Anticipation guide worksheet
• Plot prediction worksheet.
• Figurative language worksheet and graphic organizer

• Vocabulary quiz 1
Week Two
Readings 4 -8 • Classroom materials (quick quiz questions, plot events, important passages, vocabulary words)
• Making inferences lesson plan

• Making inferences worksheet and graphic organizer.
• Vocabulary quiz 2
• Novel exam 1
Week Three
Readings 9 - 13 • Classroom materials (quick quiz questions, plot events, important passages, vocabulary words)
• Characterization lesson plan

• Character sketch assignment.
• Character diary assignment.
• Vocabulary quiz 3
• Novel exam2
• Character diary rubric
Week Four
Readings 14 - 18 • Classroom materials (quick quiz questions, plot events, important passages, vocabulary words)
• Character and symbolism lesson plan

• Character and symbol worksheet.• Vocabulary quiz 4
• Novel exam 3
Week Five
Readings 19 -23
• Classroom materials (quick quiz questions, plot events, important passages, vocabulary words)
• Vocabulary quiz 5
• Novel exam4
Week Six
Movie version of A Secret Life of Bees
• Final novel project (ABC book) lesson plan
• Comparing novels to movie worksheet.
• ABC book model
• ABC book planning sheet

• Final novel exam
• ABC book rubric

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