Sounder: Novel Study

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Only one character receives a name in William H. Armstrong's novel, Sounder—the dog! With the novel study, scholars explore the author's purpose in the unusual decision. They also write similes, answer comprehension and analysis questions, and design storyboards to summarize the text. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide background information relating to the novel's setting
  • Invite individuals to share about their favorite all-time protagonists 
Classroom Considerations

  • Does not include the full novel study and is only a preview
  • Offer dictionaries for the vocabulary section 

  • Includes a variety of engaging questions and activities
  • Targets before, during, and after comprehension 

  • None