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Willy Wonka and Chocolate Factory Book
Title – Willy Wonka and Chocolate Factory Book
By – Tatia Williams
Primary Subject – Language Arts
Secondary Subjects –
Grade Level – 4th
Note Takes at least 5 weeks to complete.
General Unit Objective: The learner will evaluate and comprehend Will and the Chocolate Factory and apply the knowledge to writings of their own.
A. The student will read and learn the meanings of unfamiliar words.
— Use phonetic cues to decode meaning.
— Use knowledge of word origins; synonyms, antonyms, analogies, and homonyms; multiple meanings of words, sentence structure, and context clues.
— Use word-reference materials including the glossary, dictionary, and thesaurus.
B. The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of literary forms to include fiction and nonfiction, biographies, and historical fiction.
— Explain the author’s purpose.
— Make, confirm, and revise predictions.
— Describe how the choice of language, setting, and information contributes to the author’s purpose.
— Compare the use of fact and fantasy in historical fiction with other forms of literature.
— Explain how knowledge of the lives and experiences of individuals in history can relate to individuals who have similar goals or face similar challenges.
— Use text organizers, such as type, headings, and graphics to understand text.
— Formulate questions that might be answered in the selection.
— Identify the stated, inferred, or paraphrased main idea.
— Make inferences using information from texts.
— Paraphrase content of selection, identifying important details.
— Write about what is read.
— Identify elements of literature, such as plot, character, setting, types of language, point of view, and theme.
— Make inferences, note details, determine cause and effect, summarize and paraphrase content, and draw conclusions.
— Support fact and opinion with relevant details.
— Connect to personal experiences.
Ongoing Factory Book Lesson
Materials: 6 colored pages staples together in book form. During the course of the reading students will be given a rubric (see attached) to follow to create a Factory book based on the Story.
It will contain:
— A Cover designed by the student of the outside of Wonka’s factory
— 4 rooms from the novel and a paragraph on them
— 1 room self-designed by the student for an imagined candy to be made and a paragraph on them.
Procedures: Throughout the reading of the novel following readings about the 4 rooms the teacher will direct students to work on the factory book in-class and follow the rubric that is stapled at its end. The teacher will go over the rubric prior to beginning.
This is an ongoing plan that will take over 4 weeks to complete.
The Wonka Factory Book
— The book contains a cover self-designed by student with picture of the factory.
— Pages 1 through 4 will contain a paragraph about each room in the Wonka Factory.
— A picture of each room will also be on the page.
— The student can chose to write on notebook paper and cut out and glue into the book.
— The last room will be designed by the student to create their fantasy candy. This page will also contain a paragraph describing it.
— A paragraph is described as having 6-8 sentences. It will also have indention, proper spelling, and proper punctuation.
— The book will be graded as a whole using the following rubric.
________ Master Inventor-The book is complete and shows an understanding of the novel. The paragraphs are complete and meet the form rules above.
________ Inventor-The book is mostly complete with some understanding of the novel. The paragraphs will be proper length, but may contain some punctuation errors.
________ Beginning Inventor-The book does not show understanding of the novel and fails in proper paragraph format.
— Also each page will be graded on a regular % scale as process continues. If student completes paragraph and picture/then revises any errors a grade of 100% will be given.
— Extra Credit:
________ Extra effort in artwork/neatness ( 5 points per room)
________ Internet or magazine pictures used in a collage (5 points per room)
________ 3-d model of factory (5 rooms)(replace any Charlie grade with a 100 see teacher for
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