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The Highlights of Homeschooling. Novel Literature Unit Study and Lapbook. The Whipping Boy. Written by Sid Fleischman. Created by Teresa Ives Lilly.

The Highlights of Homeschooling Novel Literature Unit Study and Lapbook

The Whipping Boy

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Written by Sid Fleischman

Created by Teresa Ives Lilly Co-Authored by: Carol Diana Sold by www.hshighlights.com

Everything in the unit can be used to create a file folder lap book. Pre-Reading Skills Activity Author Information Activity Time line Activity Theater Box Activity

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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, Diamanté, 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 Activity Journal Activity Main Idea Key Event Prediction Comparison Comprehension True and False Vocabulary Skills Activities including: Define,Synonym, Antonym, Syllables, Sequence of Events. Handwriting Final Activities including: Sign Language Vocabulary, Literature Web, Bingo.

To use this unit either print out all the pages or have the student recreate 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 the photos, or only use those items you want to use to create your lapbook and use a spiral notebook for the other pages. The following are photos of how the work can be presented in the lapbook 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.

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



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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. Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5 Lesson 6 Lesson 7 Lesson 8 Lesson 9 Lesson 10

Vocabulary List:

Chapters Chapters Chapters Chapters Chapters Chapters Chapters Chapters Chapters Chapters

1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14 15-16 17-18 19-20

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Lesson 1. wigs contrite gloat spite rascal humble brat toast bawl exasperation..

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Lesson 2. mischief astonishment gallows creepy insolent chamber bored moat fog maze.

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Lesson 3. fancy ruffian genuine hospitality rogues turf clod reckon villain exploits.

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Lesson 4. rummaged document quill trifle scoundrels flummox numskulls scheme ignorant exchange. Lesson 5. plague starve varmints flog treason ration contemplated examined poisonous concern. Lesson 6. dumb snipe messenger clever scrag mulishness parley fathom protection squint. Lesson 7. vanished curse deserted barnacle compass thoroughbred instinct surprise sensing pondered. Lesson 8. ventured fend betray apprentice ante scruff retrieve possessed burrow bog. Lesson 9. sting bellowed spectacles privilege trusting peasant confusion hazards incident embarrassment. Lesson 10. decree terrified betrayed wink convict derelict cavernous haughtiness manacle ushered.

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Newspaper Activity: As the student completes the newspaper activities have them lay them out on a big board or on several poster boards. Don’t 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.

Pre-Reading Activity: Have the student look at the book they will be 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

Main Character

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Publishing Company

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Illustrator

What do you think the book is about?

Why are you looking forward to reading this book

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.

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Write the author’s name on the correct pattern

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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 write information about the author such as where the author was born, lived and how they became an author.

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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 or important happens in the book. This time line pattern can be copied into the student’s notebook or this pattern can be printed smaller and placed on the lapbook.

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.

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Encyclopedia: Choose one subject from this lesson that interested you and 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 character’s point of view. Draw a picture to go along with your journal entry. At the end of the book, staple all the journal entries together to form a complete booklet. You can even create a special cover for it from construction paper.

Vocabulary word: ________________________________ Definition of the word: ____________________________ _______________________________________________ ______________________________________________ Antonym of the word: _____________________________ How many syllables does the word have? ______________

Vocabulary: Look up the vocabulary words from the list for this lesson. On two patterns, or on two index cards write one word. On one card write the definition of the word, the Antonym and how many Syllables the word has. On the other card, write the same word. Write a full sentence using this word and write the Synonym of the word.

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Vocabulary Word: ________________________________ Sentence using the word: ___________________________ _______________________________________________ ______________________________________________

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Synonym of the word: _____________________________

Do this for all the vocabulary words. Place the patterns or cards in an envelope which can be glued into the student’s notebook or onto the lapbook. . 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, these strips 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.

Lesson 1 Activities: Have the student use the book they are studying for the following lesson activities. Then have the student write the information required for this activity on the page or in their notebook. Fill In the Blanks: Words: contrite spite rascal wigs gloat 1. Prince Brat tied their powdered _____ to the backs of their oak chairs. 2. The Prince lowered his head so as to appear humble and _____. 3. He was determined never to spring a tear for the prince to _____ over. 4. It’s pure _____ that you won’t howl! 5. You contrary _____!

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True or False: Write a T if the statement is true, write a F if the statement is false.

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1. _____ The tutor was very pleased with the prince’s progress in reading and writing.

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2. _____ The whipping boy liked living in the castle.

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3. _____ Jemmy never cried or bowled when he was whipped. 4. _____ Jemmy was the orphaned son of a rat catcher. Multiple Choice: Write ABCD to indicate the correct answer. 1. _____ What does everyone call the Prince? A. Prince Brat B. Prince John C. Prince Snot D. Prince Terror 2. _____ Jemmy is the _____. A. waiter B. coach boy C. butler D. whipping boy 3. _____ The whipping boy is an _____. A. the butler’s brother B. orphan C. the footman’s son D. the waiter’s son 4. _____ Who was the royal tutor? A. Miss Tate B. Mr. Brown C. Master Peckwit D. Tom Jones

Main Idea: In a sentence or two, write what the main idea of this part of the book was. __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ Key Event: What was the most important event? __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________

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Prediction: Predict what you think will happen in the next lesson. __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ Comparison: Compare two things in this lesson. Tell what makes them alike and what makes them different. __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ Fact or Opinion: Write one sentence that is a fact about the lesson and one sentence that is an opinion about the lesson. __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________

Comprehension: Write full sentences to answer these questions.

1. Who was learning to read, write, and do sums? 2. What law protected the prince from punishment? 3. Where did the whipping boy live before coming to the castle? 4. When Jemmy is punished, what makes the prince mad? 5. Why is a whipping boy needed in the castle?

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6. How did Jemmy end up in the castle as a whipping boy?

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(Who) _____________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________

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