The Yearling: Novel Study

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Ever known the feeling of being stuck between a rock and a hard place? Jody, a character in The Yearling, knows this feeling all too well. Nature forces Jody to choose between his beloved pet and his family's food supply. Readers complete resource activities involving vocabulary words, comprehension questions, matching characters to descriptions, and writing poems to better understand his dilemma.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Compare and contrast with other stories about children and pets (Old Yeller, Shiloh, Where The Red Fern Grows)
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource contains a preview of a full novel study
  • Includes a section requiring research materials
Pros

  • Offers word work activities (anagrams)
  • Gives an optional extension activity
Cons

  • None