Our CommitmentReed Novel Studies is a family-friendly novel study (study guide) and curriculum website, devoted to creating high quality resources that are educational as well as entertaining. Our study guides are intended primarily for academic assistance, including a standard classroom setting, as well as for home-schooling families.
Educational StandardsOur novel studies meet a number of educational requirements, including links to the common core standards taught across the United States, as well as many of the standard educational requirements taught in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, The United Kingdom, and several other English speaking countries.
Novel Study SuggestionsIf you have any questions or comments regarding the products we offer on our website, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also download a free copy of Island of The Blue Dolphins by clicking the link on our products page. We also provide previews of the first few pages of each novel study.
Our Novel StudiesThe writers for Reed Novel Studies have been published by a number of reputable companies, and some of their work is available at many nationwide retailers such as Chapters/Indigo and Teachers Pay Teachers. The novel studies are presented chapter-by-chapter and include Before You Read, Vocabulary, Comprehension Questions (including many higher-level thinking questions); as well as many challenging Activities. The novel study includes everything needed to teach the novel including concepts / activities such as: setting, literary devices, research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, parts of speech, analogies, synonyms and antonyms, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing a storyboard and sequence chart. Every guide contains a complete answer key.
Novel Study PacksIt's always a thrill when a teacher realizes that one of his/her students has really latched on to an author, and can't wait to devour their next book! In this regard we have made available various sets of novels by some of the world's most popular writers, including; C.S. Lewis, Gary Paulsen, Kate DiCamillo, Louis Sacher, Jerry Spinelli, Jean Craighead George, Carl Hiaasen, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rodman Philbrick, Christopher Paul Curtis, E.B. White, Jeff Kinney and many more! These packages are not only in the same convenient format, but they also save you money!
Teaching MaterialsTwo go-fish games based on a Pioneers theme and Diary of a Wimpy Kid, are featured in this exciting selection. The Historical Fiction unit provides creative activities that teachers can assign to students when tackling an historical novel. Poetry in Motion is a creative approach to teaching the appreciation of poetry. The Prime Ministers of Canada was developed for educators who wish to inform their students on Canada's leaders. Also included are a number of fun poems - along with fascinating subjects and themes to keep your students interested.
Slideshow PresentationsA number of colourful and exciting slideshow presentations are available for free on our website (compatible with Microsoft Power-Point or other power-point software). These items are intended to serve as visual background material for the study of a particular theme (American Civil War, Dolphins) or a popular novel (Hattie Big Sky, Mr. Popper's Penguins, etc). Each presentation contains several vibrant pictures along with pertinent information to help kick-start a curriculum unit.
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