Novel activities

Discover a variety of novel activities that will spark your creativity and keep you entertained. Explore top ideas to immerse yourself in the world of novels and enhance your reading experience.
3 Fun Activities for any Novel Study - The Secondary English Coffee Shop Worksheets, 5th Grade Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Ela, Reading Groups, Middle School Novel Studies, Homeschool Reading, Teaching Reading, Novel Study Activities

By The Daring English Teacher When teaching a novel, I love to mix things up and throw in a fun, creative, or collaborative activity that engages students as they analyze and interpret the novel’s theme, characters, symbols, or conflict. This allows me to enhance my students’ understanding of the novel, and it gives them a break from the day-to-day routine of reading and reviewing that often accompanies novel studies. Providing students with fun and engaging, yet still rigorous, activities…

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Caleb Mullinax

Each year I like to do a different novel study with my students. I’m always on the lookout for novel study activities for any novel. This year I chose the book, “The City of Ember” because it fit in nicely with my science and social studies units (Light and Sound for science and Ancient Civilizations […]

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Karen Gill Gelvin
Novel projects are engaging ways to boost comprehension and hold students accountable or independent reading. The best novel projects for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades Includes several FREE projects and ideas that need very few supplies! Reading, Middle School Novel Studies, Novel Study Project, Novel Study Activities, Middle School Novels, Elementary Novels, Literature Activities, Novel Activities, Novel Study Books

Novel projects are engaging ways to boost comprehension and hold students accountable or independent reading. The best novel projects for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades Includes several FREE projects and ideas that need very few supplies!

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Chrissy Clines-Wentz
Pillsbury, Coaching, 6th Grade Reading, 5th Grade Reading, English, Elementary Reading, Reading Classroom, 4th Grade Reading, 3rd Grade Reading

Hi teacher friends, Some of my favorite memories in elementary school were centered around reading novels in the classroom! I’ll always remember making a glittery web with glue and black paper while reading Charlotte’s Web in third grade. (I also remember our teacher scolding us for the giant glittery mess on the

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Liz
6th Grade Reading, High School, Middle School Reading, Common Core Standards, Middle School English, Middle School Novel Studies, Middle School Reading Activities, Middle School Literature, Multiple Choice

A multiple choice quiz after reading is a quick and easy way to check student comprehension, but it doesn't allow you to assess deeper understanding and it certainly isn't fun or creative. If you are looking for more meaningful and engaging activities to use with students during literature circles or a novel unit, here's twelve ideas that are favorites in my classroom and the Common Core standards they align with.

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Michele Geoghegan