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Fall underground to a magical land where a prophecy is soon to come true. Surpass all expectations with thought-provoking activities. Students give meaning to sentences from the novel. Write the true version of false statements from the book. Determine what a metaphor is and find an example from the story. Recall in detail the complete prophecy as told to Gregor. Choose the definition that matches the underlined vocabulary word from the text. Students explore the concept of betrayal and reflect on a time in which they experienced this. Students create their own Underland and write a short story about how to get there. Compare the Overland and Underland in a graphic organizer. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.
About the Novel:
Gregor the Overlander is a story of a fantastical world deep beneath the surface of the earth. Gregor is home alone in New York City watching his baby sister and grandmother. After his sister falls through a grate in the basement, Gregor follows her deep underground into a new world. The Underland is filled with humans whose skin is almost see-through, giant bats, rats, mice, and fireflies. A conflict between the human city of Regalia and the rats is creating panic among the inhabitants. It's not until a prophecy is revealed that Gregor finds himself involved in plans to save the Underland. Gregor the Overlander is an epic story of fantasy and destiny.
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I mostly used this for the great discussion questions! Great questions to get kids thinking and discussing.
Great resource to help my small reading group get the most out of this book as possible. To get the most out of it, I recommend you complete the respective chapters in the study guide as you read them in the book. :)
Great resource. Thanks!
Well planned resource. Easy to use!
Excited to use to accompany my read aloud!
First time teaching this novel and this resource helped a bunch!
Thank you for doing such a thorough job with this kit! Well-organized and thought out! Amazing resource.
Students loved the activities!
This is a GREAT resource for a GREAT price. This product surpassed my expectations. I purchased another packet for this novel for much more money and was disappointed. I am glad to have found this kit. Thank you!
Another winning guide. My 3rd one! Thank you!
his is a wonderful resource - I can't wait to read this book with my fifth graders!
Using everything...love this and love the book.
There are so many awesome activities in this unit. I am so appreciative of all the thought you put into it.