Tuck Everlasting

Below you'll find dozens of files that you can use when teaching the novel, Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt. There are printable question worksheets, literature circle printables, vocabulary exercises, puzzles, and bookmarks.

Chapters 1 through 3
This worksheet has five questions about the first three chapters of the novel. What are the two reasons the people of the village left the woods alone? What is strange about the Tuck family's appearance?
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For this activity, students match the vocabulary words from the story with the correct definitions. Words include hysterical, forlorn, bovine, exasperated, ambled, and grimace.
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Chapters 4 through 6
Questions include: What was the strange man at the gate questioning Winnie about? Why do you think Jesse Tuck did not want Winnie to drink the water in the woods? What did the Tucks do to Winnie? Why did they do it?
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Vocabulary words in these chapters are abruptly, intent, jaunty, marionette, precisely, sternly, and plaintively.
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Chapters 7 through 9
This worksheet has 4 short answer questions and one multiple choice.
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In this activity students will fill in the missing letters to create a word from the story. Words include eagerness, extraordinary, elated, and peculiar.
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Chapters 10 through 12
Questions on this worksheet include the following: Explain what Tuck's worry was if people found out about the spring in Treegap? Based on your knowledge of the story, make a prediction about what happened to
the Tuck's horse.
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This worksheets asks students to choose the correct definition for the underlined word from the story. Vocabulary words include elation, silhouettes, and indomitable.
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After reading Chapters 10-12 ask students to think deeper about the story by answering the question on this worksheet.
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Chapters 13 through 15
Who stole the Tucks' horse? Who do you think was more upset about “kidnapping” Winnie. Winnie or Mae? Explain your answer. What did the man in the yellow suit want from the Fosters?
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Read each sentence on this worksheet. Look up the definition of the underlined words in the dictionary and write your answer on the lines provided. Words include lingered, remarkable, and constable.
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Chapters 16 through 18
This page asks: What made the constable have a strange feeling about the man in the yellow suit? While on the boat with Miles, Winnie decided she would keep the Tucks secret. What
helped her to make that decision?
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Can you figure out the vocabulary word? Fill in the blanks to reveal a word from the story. Vocabulary words include courteous, cahoots, and fondly.
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Chapters 19 through 21
Questions in this set: How did the man in the yellow suit first learn about the spring in the forest? What did the man in the yellow suit plan to do now that he owned the woods? Do you think Mae Tuck meant to kill the man in the yellow suit or was it an accident
that happened while she was trying to help Winnie?
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In this multiple choice activity students will read each sentence and choose the correct definition for the underlined word. Words include ghastly, devote, and immense.
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Chapters 22 through 24
What was the Tucks' plan for getting Mae out of jail? How was Winnie going to help with the Tucks' escape plan? What did Jesse give to Winnie before he left, and why?
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This activity asks students to match vocabulary words from the story to the correct definitions. Words include accusations,ebbed,exhultant, and gentility.
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Chapter 25 - Epilogue
Although Winnie embarrassed her family, how did helping the Tucks actually help
Winnie to make more friends? What happened to the woods since the Tucks were last there?
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Whole Book
Test your knowledge of the story by answering this mix of multiple choice, short answer, and matching questions.
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Use the Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the Tucks and the Fosters.
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Read each quote and tell which character is speaking. Characters are listed in the box on the worksheet. Not all names will be used.
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Use heavy card stock to print out these bookmarks for your students.
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Literature Circles
This page can be used as a cover sheet to your students' literature circle packets.
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The word wizard finds challenging words from the text and defines them.
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The illustrator draws a scene from the assigned chapters. Members of the reading group look at the picture and describe what's going on in it.
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The real life connector tells how certain parts of the story are similar to events that have happened in real life.
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The question leader writes open-ended questions to discuss with the reading group.
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The summarizer writes a short summary of the assigned chapters.
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