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  • The Highlights of HomeschoolingNovel Literature Unit Study

    Harriet The Spy

    Created by Teresa Ives Lilly Sold by www.hshighlights.com

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  • Everything in the unit can be used to create a file folder lap book.

    Pre-Reading Skills ActivityAuthor Information ActivityTime line ActivityTheater Box Activity

    Each Lesson covers one whole book and includes:Create a Newspaper Layout Activities including: Editorial, Travel, Advice Column,Comics, Society News, Sports, Obituary, Weddings, Book Review, Want Ads, Word Search. Creative Writing Activities including: Letter, Fairy Tale, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fable, Dream or Nightmare, Tall Tale, Memoir, Newberry Award, A Different Ending.Writing Skills Activities including: Description, Expository, Dialogue, Process, Point of View, Persuasion, Compare and Contrast, Sequel, Climax and Plot Analysis.Poetry Skills Activities including: Couplet, Triplet, Quinzain, Haiku, Cinquain, Tanka, Diamant, Lantern and Shape Poem.Literature Skills Activities including: Main Character, Main Setting, Main Problem, Possible Solutions, Character Traits, Character Interaction, Cause and Effect, Description, Pyramid of Importance, Villain vs. Hero.Art Expression Activities including: Main Character, Main Setting, Travel Brochure, Postal Stamp, Book Cover, Menu, Fashion Designer, Puzzle, Mini Book, Ten Commandments.Poster Board Activities including: Collage, Theater Poster, Wanted Poster, Coat of Arms, Story Quilt, Chalk Art, Silhouette, Board Game Construction, Door Sign, Jeopardy.Creative Art Activities including: Sculpture, Shadow Box, Mosaic, Mobile, Acrostic,Tapestry, Paper Dolls, Book Mark, Photography, Parade Float, Sketch.

    Encyclopedia Skills ActivityJournal ActivityMain IdeaKey EventPredictionComparisonComprehensionTrue and FalseVocabulary Skills Activities including: Define,Synonym, Antonym, Syllables,Sequence of Events.HandwritingFinal Activities including: Sign Language Vocabulary, Literature Web, Bingo.

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  • To use this unit either print out all the pages or have the studentrecreate most of them in a notebook or on white or colored paper.

    All of the pages can be added to the lapbook project as shown in thephotos, or only use those items you want to use to create yourlapbook and use a spiral notebook for the other pages.

    The following are photos of how the work can be presented in thelapbook format. You can make yours look different if you like.To create the lapbook use 3-6 file folders (colored are best), construction paper or index cards, markers, glue and a stapler.

    This is followed by a photos of how to do the newspaper layout.

    Front Back

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  • Each unit divides the book into 10 lessons or less. Each lesson covers one to four chapters of the book. Students read the chapters for each lesson, then do the work for that chapter.Harriet the SpyBy: Louise Fitzhugh

    Lesson 1 Chapter 1,2 Lesson 2 Chapter 3Lesson 3 Chapter 4,5 Lesson 4 Chapter 6Lesson 5 Chapter 7,8 Lesson 6 Chapter 9Lesson 7 Chapter 10 Lesson 8 Chapter 11,12Lesson 9 Chapter 13,14 Lesson 10 Chapter 15,16

    Vocabulary Words:Lesson 1. seriously signified hypnotized petrified dubiously sedately perceive laxative nominations gratified

    Lesson 2. route dumbwaiter pantry simultaneously infinite careened accountant iniq-uity sensible vantage

    Lesson 3. minarets replica descended eccentric raucously maniac colloquy aplomb complacency defection

    Lesson 4. enigma disconcerted intelligence absolution promoted misunderstanding un-compromising adeptness ingratiating amicable

    Lesson 5. distinct suspiciously realism improvise pandemonium pompously petulant catapulting impudence inception

    Lesson 6. complete pageant clumsiest scallion absorbed sympathy querulous essential ridiculous mysteriously

    Lesson 7. eliminated hysterical organization detained aghast dossiers exasperation menacing execution debating

    Lesson 8. droned penetrate idiot semblance delusions grandeur constitute contempt reaction martyr

    Lesson 9. frisked procedure rumor satisfaction forlornly bedlam incomprehensible spinet quantity profound

    Lesson 10. exceptional regression project reinstated extinction democracy hypocrite surreptitiously retraction elicit

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  • Newspaper Activity: As the student completes the newspaper activitieshave them lay them out on a big board or on several poster boards. Dont glue them on until the entire newspaper is laid out.Begin by creating a name for your newspaper. Type out the name of your newspaper, in big bold letters and place it on the board where you think it should go. Use tape or sticky clay to place articles and pictures on your poster board, until you are done with all of them. By using this method of placement, you can move them around as needed.

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  • Pre-Reading Activity: Have the student look at the book they willbe studying for this unit. Then have the student write the information required for this activity on the book patterns or in their notebook. The patterns may be cut out and placed on the lapbook.

    Title Illustrator

    PublishingCompany

    MainCharacter

    Why areyou looking forwardto readingthis book

    What do you think the book is about?

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  • Author Activity: Have the student use the book they are studying and information found on the internet. Then have the student write the information required for this activity on the patterns or in their notebook. The patterns may be cut out and placed on the lapbook.

    Write the authors name on the correct pattern

    Write the name of all the books by this author on the book pattern. If there are more than three books, just select the three most famous.

    On the house pattern writeinformation about the author suchas where the author was born, lived and how they became anauthor.

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  • Time Line Activity: Have the student use the book they are studying to fill out the time line indicating when anything new, interesting orimportant happens in the book. This time line pattern can be copied into the students notebook or this pattern can be printed smaller and placed on the lapbook.

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  • Lesson 1 Activities: Have the student use the book they are studying and information found on the internet. Then have the student write the information required for this activity on the patterns or in their notebook. The patterns may be cut out and placed on the lapbook.

    Encyclopedia: Choose one subjectfrom this lesson that interested youand look it up on the internet or in an encyclopedia. Write the name of the subject across the top of the monitor pattern. On the monitor screen section, write three or more interesting facts about the subject.

    Journal: Imagine that you are one of the characters from the story. After reading each lesson, write a short journal entry telling what happened from your characters point of view. Draw a picture togo along with your journal entry.At the end of the book, staple allthe journal entries together to form a complete booklet. You can evencreate a special cover for it fromconstruction paper.

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  • Vocabulary word: ________________________________Definition of the word: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Antonym of the word: _____________________________How many syllables does the word have? ______________

    Vocabulary Word: ________________________________Sentence using the word: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Synonym of the word: _____________________________

    Vocabulary: Look up thevocabulary words from the listfor this lesson. On two patterns, or on two index cards write one word. On one card writethe definition of the word, theAntonym and how many Syllables the word has.

    On the other card, write the sameword. Write a full sentence usingthis word and write theSynonym of the word.

    Do this for all the vocabularywords. Place the patternsor cards in an envelopewhich can be glued into the students notebook or onto thelapbook.

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    Sequencing: At the end of the lesson write two of the main events on these two strips. Save them in an envelope which can be glued onto the lapbook or in the notebook.At the end of the book, thesestrips can be taken out and the student can try to arrange them in the correct order as they occurred in the story.

    __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Handwriting: Have the student pick their favorite sentence they read in this lesson. Have them write the sentence in their best handwriting on this page or in their notebook.

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  • Lesson 1 Activities: Have the student use the bo