Literacy Unit: Chocolate Fever

This literacy unit goes along with the book, "Chocolate Fever," by Robert Kimmel Smith. Includes reading comprehension worksheets, literature circle printables, a word search puzzle, and more.

Chapters 1-2
In Chapters 1 and 2 the reader is introduced to the story's main character, Henry Green. Learn about him, and then answer the questions in the accompanying activity.
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Choose the correct definition for each underlined vocabulary word. Words include extremely, polite, concentrate, and startling.
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Chapters 3-4
At school Henry begins to feel rather strange, and no one is quite sure what is happening to him. This worksheet touches on the topic of Henry's sudden condition.
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Match each vocabulary word from the story to the correct definition on the right. Write the letter on the line provided. Words include riot, chortled, appreciate, and peculiar.
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Chapters 5-6
This activity has a mix of multiple choice, fill in the blank, and short answer questions based on content in chapters 5 and 6.
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Fill in the missing letters to create a word from the story. Write the full word on the line. Be sure each word is spelled correctly. Words include civilized, corridor, and predicament.
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Chapters 7-8
In Chapters 7 and 8 Henry ventures out on his own and the reader is introduced to a new character. This worksheet asks questions about those topics.
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Read each sentence. Choose the correct definition for each underlined vocabulary word. Words include cautiously, revolting, and bluffing.
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Chapters 9-10
This mix of short answer and multiple choice questions asks students to recall events from the story in order to answer the questions in this activity.
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The picture shows a scene from Chapter 9. Write a few sentences that tell who is in the picture, where the scene takes place, and describe what's happening.
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Read each sentence. Look up the definition of the underlined words in the dictionary. Write each definition on the lines below. Words include aquaintance, doused, and desolate.
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Chapters 11-12
Will Henry have Chocolate Fever forever? Or will he find a way to make his mystery illness disappear. Read the last chapters of this book, then try answering the questions on the accompanying worksheet.
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Match each vocabulary word from the story to the correct definition on the right. Write the letter on the line provided. Words include distributing, indeed, offend, and foil.
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Whole Book
Test your students knowledge with this 15 question, whole book exercise. Students must recall facts from beginning to end of the story.
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Find the following words in the puzzle: chocolate, cure, disease, vanilla, Dr. Fargo, Henry, hospital, Mr. Crane, moderation, Mac, spots, runaway, and schoolyard.
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Here are printable bookmarks you can print for your students.
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Literature Circles
This is the cover page to the literature circle packet. It includes pictures, and a space to list all students in the group.
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The illustrator draws a picture of a scene from the story. Other memebers of the group discuss the drawing.
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The question leader writes and discussion questions for the assigned chapters. He or she then leads the discussion group.
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Write a summary of the assigned chatpters. Real it to your group, then discuss.
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Students make connections between events in real life and the story.
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The word wizards finds challenging vocabulary words from the assigned chapters. Then he or she researches the definitions of the words.
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