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The Pearl - Literature Kit Gr. 7-8

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The Pearl - Literature Kit Gr. 7-8

An engaging teaching resource designed to help students delve into the intricate themes of the famed novel, The Pearl by John Steinbeck. This literature kit is ideally suited for Grades 7 and 8, and caters to the Language Arts domain with a primary focus on literature.


This comprehensive product aims at enhancing students' comprehension abilities and fostering critical thinking skills through a variety of question types such as multiple-choice, true or false, fill-in-the-blanks, sequencing events tasks.

Instructive Benefits:

  • Aids whole group instruction for interactive class discussions.
  • Suitable for small group activities where students can collaborate on comprehension questions.
  • An excellent homework assignment catering to independent study due to its inclusive nature.

Fostering Deeper Understanding:

Prompts learners towards an in-depth understanding of human nature depicted in literary contexts through key concepts in the story like evil and greed. The chapters contain focused discussion prompts that ensure coverage of all important aspects before reading begins.

Role-Playing Assignments:

Included within this resource are role-playing assignments which enable learners to step into characters' shoes from "The Pearl". These exercises not only stimulate their imagination but also improve empathetic thinking capacities.
For example – Role-playing Kino trying to sell his pearl enables learners imagine further unfolding scenes in the book!

Creative Exercises:

This kit allows individual learning trajectories through exercises like planning debates around Kino's decision about selling his pearl - assessing logic building among students using real-life context tied up with fictitious plot!

Additional Resources:
  • 58 distribution-ready print pages.
  • Strong alignment with State Standards and Bloom's Taxonomy.
  • Inclusion additional resources such as crossword puzzles & word searches to improve vocabulary and retention.
  • A comprehension quiz and answer key for testing their understanding.

The Pearl – Literature Kit Gr. 7-8: An all-encompassing teaching resource improving reading, comprehension, critical thinking abilities while exploring the depths of human nature through literature - an absolute must-have for effective instruction in Grades 7 & 8 Language Arts curriculum!

What's Included

1 PDF with 58 ready to print pages

Resource Tags

true or false reading quiz literature novel study vocabulary teaching the pearl middle school

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