Holes by Louis Sachar is a Newbery Award winning book about a young boy, Stanley Yelnats, who is unjustly sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention camp, where he must spend his days digging large holes in the ground. During his time thee, Stanley learns a lot about himself, his family, the boys he is digging with, and the history of Camp Green Lake.
This MEGA packet is the perfect supplement to a study of the book, whether you're doing it as a whole-class, a small group (i.e. reading groups or literature circles), or as an individual project. It includes activities for before, during, and after reading that can serve as comprehension assessment, writing prompts, and/or valuable practice determining different story elements.
75-page Packet Includes: Prediction Page Setting the Scene Camp Green Lake Beginning-Middle-End Organizer K-W-L Chart Chapter Summary template Reading Comprehension: Final Test & Answer Key Vocabulary Word Wall Cards (14 cards) Vocabulary Definitions Vocabulary: alphabetizing practice Vocabulary: alphabetizing answer key Vocabulary: sentences Character Study (4 pages) Character Profile pages (14 pages) Venn Diagram: Stanley vs. The Warden Venn Diagram: Stanley vs. Kissin’ Kate Venn Diagram: Stanley vs. You Text Connections Graphic Organizer Figurative Language Hunt “Quote Me” Graphic Organizer Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer Problem and Solution Graphic Organizer My Favorite Scene Lizards Cloud Coverings Flashback Journal Entries (3 options) The Book vs. The Movie Graphic Organizers (4)