The Twits: Novel Study

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The dictionary defines twit as a foolish person. Mr. and Mrs. Twit, in The Twits, definitely live up to their name! The foolish couple dislikes everything and enjoys playing cruel jokes on each other. Scholars read about the Twits adventures as they brainstorm synonyms, analyze the title of the novel, complete sentences with vocabulary words, and answer comprehension questions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Take a class vote on the cruelest/most foolish act by the Twits
Classroom Considerations

  • Includes only a preview of the full novel study rather than the entire book
  • Asks readers to use the Internet or library for resources
Pros

  • Reviews author's craft skills such as literary devices (foreshadowing, alliteration)
  • Offers an extension activity 
Cons

  • None