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Dear Educator, The Theodore Boone series written by John Grisham contains all the ingredients necessary to. entice young readers Cross curricular subject matters are embedded in each story making these. books ideal for classroom book studies They spark discussions about law government history. advocacy and morality John Grisham carefully crafts these stories to create a hybrid genre of. mystery realistic fiction and informational text Theodore Boone s character is relatable and. inspiring which encourages young readers to research collect and analyze evidence themselves. In turn they reflect on their own morals in decision making and consider how even as young. adults they have the ability to affect change in their world We hope you ll use this comprehensive. lesson plan as a way to present all that Theo has to offer your students. Penguin School Library Marketing,ABOUT THE SERIES, In the small city of Strattenburg there are many lawyers and though he s only thirteen years old. Theodore Boone thinks he s one of them Theo knows every judge policeman court clerk and. a lot about the law He dreams of being a great trial lawyer of a life in the courtroom but in the. meantime he uses what he s learned to help his friends navigate through their legal issues. The Theodore Boone series is a thrilling and suspenseful read for anyone who enjoys mysteries. the law and seeing justice served With 5 books in the series the titles stand on their own and can. be read in any order Theodore Boone is sure to keep readers guessing and pages turning For more. information visit www TheodoreBoone com,ABOUT THE AUTHOR. John Grisham is a famous American lawyer and author He is best known for his legal thrillers some. of which have been made into movies Theodore Boone is his first book series for young readers. This guide was written by Andrea Burinescu M A T,Andrea has taught language based learners at. an independent school in White Plains New York, She previously worked as a teacher in an inclusion.
classroom in Needham MA, PenguinClassroom com PenguinClass PenguinClassroom. TheoBoone StudyGuide FNL indd 2 4 30 15 12 02 PM,BOOK 1 KID LAWYER. PRE READING DISCUSSION,Genre Mystery, As a pre reading activity create a KWL chart for the mystery genre Include what students know. and want to know about the genre,Activity Mystery Soup. On sentence strips write the definition of the important ingredients in a mystery. Characters suspects investigators witnesses,Setting crime scene.
Types of mystery plots a crime is committed something is lost or stolen someone is keeping a. secret something unusual happens, Clues information that will help the reader solve the mystery. Red Herrings fake clues that are used to mislead the detectives. Put these sentence strips in a bowl to make mystery soup. Test student knowledge by pulling out the ingredients and asking for the definition. Extension Ask students to provide examples of these ingredients from other mysteries they. Correlates to Common Core State Standards Reading Literature CCSS ELA LITERACY RL 4 3 CCSS ELA LIT. ERACY RL 4 5, Correlates to Common Core State Standards Vocabulary Acquisition and Use CCSS ELA LITERACY L 4 4 A. CCSS ELA LITERACY L 4 4 C, PenguinClassroom com PenguinClass PenguinClassroom. TheoBoone StudyGuide FNL indd 3 4 30 15 12 02 PM,CHAPTERS 1 AND 2. Discussion Questions, 1 Theo dreams of becoming a famous lawyer or a judge What aspects of law are so appealing to.
2 Describe the courthouse What words or phrases in Grisham s description help create an image. of this setting, 3 Why does Theo have such great admiration for Judge Gantry. 4 Theo s best friend April is facing a difficult decision What advice does Theo give to his friend. Do you agree with his recommendation, 5 What character traits would you use to describe Theodore Boone Which qualities are admirable. What are his flaws, Correlates to Common Core State Standards Vocabulary Acquisition and Use CCSS ELA LITERACY L 4 4 A. CCSS ELA LITERACY L 4 4 C, Correlates to Common Core State Standards Reading Literature CCSS ELA LITERACY RL 4 3 CCSS ELA LIT. ERACY RL 4 5,Activity Character Cube, In the first chapter John Grisham introduces the reader to Theodore Boone kid lawyer.
Using the cube template available at http www innovativeclassroom com Teaching Toolbox. Reproducibles index php id 102 ask students to create a character cube for Theodore Boone. Provide students with a list of character traits Students will choose five traits that describe. Theodore Boone List each trait on a side of the cube with a quote from the text that shows. evidence of the trait, On the sixth side of the cube students will draw a picture of his character. Technology Integration Students can create and print character illustrations using Character. Scrapbook at http teacher scholastic com activities scrapbook index htm or students can. create a bio cube for one of the characters in the book http www readwritethink org files. resources interactives cube creator, Correlates to Common Core State Standards Reading Literature CCSS ELA LITERACY RL 4 3. PenguinClassroom com PenguinClass PenguinClassroom. TheoBoone StudyGuide FNL indd 4 4 30 15 12 02 PM,Journal Entry 1. In Chapter 2 Mr Mount asks Theo to set the stage for the trial During his discussion Theo. explains that Mr Duffy is presumed to be innocent so the state must prove him guilty and it must. do so beyond a reasonable doubt, Do you believe that judges and jurors can actually begin a trial with no preconceived notions of. innocence or guilt Why or why not, Correlates to Common Core State Standards Writing CCSS ELA LITERACY W 4 1 S ELA LITERACY W 4 4.
Technology Integration Create a blog on Kidblog com Students can post each journal response. on the website Once the teacher has reviewed the post it can be published for other classmates. to see As a homework assignment or follow up activity ask students to comment on another. student s post, Students can do this after every subsequent journal entry. CHAPTERS 3 AND 4,Discussion Questions, 1 John Grisham describes the office of Boone and Boone and the work done by Theo s parents in. great detail What do these descriptions reveal about what qualities Theo admires in his mother. and father, 2 Sandy Coe a classmate comes to Theo s office for advice During their conversation Theo explains. the concepts of mortgages foreclosures interest and bankruptcy Based on Theo s explanations. summarize these concepts in your own words, 3 In Chapter 4 we are introduced to Theo s uncle Ike What is your first impression of this. character Cite evidence from the book to support your opinion. Correlates to Common Core State Standards Vocabulary Acquisition and Use CCSS ELA LITERACY L 4 4 A. CCSS ELA LITERACY L 4 4 C, Correlates to Common Core State Standards Reading Literature CCSS ELA LITERACY RL 4 3 CCSS ELA LIT.
ERACY RL 4 5,Activity Case File, Each student will open a case file for the Peter Duffy murder mystery. Provide students with a file folder,On the tab provide the child s name Detective. On the cover provide the case number book title author and illustration. PenguinClassroom com PenguinClass PenguinClassroom. TheoBoone StudyGuide FNL indd 5 4 30 15 12 02 PM, On the inside left staple student detective notes sticky notes etc that will be recorded as the. students read the book, On the right side staple in maps a list of suspects quotes from witnesses and any other evidence. that students will recreate as they read the story. Correlates to Common Core State Standards Reading Literature CCSS ELA LITERACY RL 4 3. Journal Entry 2, Using the classroom mystery genre chart write what you know so far about the mystery in this.
book Include what you know about the characters setting and plot. Students can post and share their entries on your classroom blog. Correlates to Common Core State Standards Writing CCSS ELA LITERACY W 4 1. CHAPTERS 5 AND 6,Discussion Questions, 1 After reading Chapters 5 and 6 students should work in pairs to add notes create a map of the. crime scene and create a list of suspects for their case files. 2 What key arguments do the prosecution and defense make in their opening statements. 3 On page 77 Grisham writes There was something missing in this case and based on what. had already been said in court Theo suspected the mystery might never be solved What is he. referring to What kind of evidence would be helpful to the prosecution What evidence would. be helpful to the defense, 4 Who is Omar Cheepe What text evidence suggests he is supporting Peter Duffy. Correlates to Common Core State Standards Reading Literature CCSS ELA LITERACY RL 4 3 CCSS ELA LIT. ERACY RL 4 5,Activities,Vocabulary Hunt, Chart a glossary of legal terms as a class and post it as a reference while students read the book. Each time students come across a term from the chart add a sticker or check mark next to it. This will encourage students to be on the lookout for important vocabulary words while further. solidifying the meaning of these terms, Correlates to Common Core State Standards Vocabulary Acquisition and Use CCSS ELA LITERACY L 4 4 A. CCSS ELA LITERACY L 4 4 C, PenguinClassroom com PenguinClass PenguinClassroom.
TheoBoone StudyGuide FNL indd 6 4 30 15 12 02 PM,Recreate the Courtroom. Using a diagram of the courtroom arrange classroom furniture to simulate the setting from the. book Assign students to the roles of judge court reporter witness court clerk jury defendant. defense attorney prosecution and audience Conduct a reader s theater by having students read. aloud the opening statements from Chapter 5, Correlates to Common Core State Standards Reading Literature CCSS ELA LITERACY RL 4 7. Correlates to Common Core State Standards Speaking and Listening CCSS ELA LITERACY SL 4 5. Journal Entry 3, Take on the role of a juror Based on the opening statements and class discussion do you believe. Peter Duffy is guilty or innocent Include text evidence to support your answer. Students can post and share their entries on your classroom blog. Correlates to Common Core State Standards Writing CCSS ELA LITERACY W 4 1. CHAPTERS 6 8,Discussion Questions, 1 Every Tuesday night the Boone family volunteers at the local homeless shelter Explain how. each member of the Boone family uses his or her skills to give back to the community. 2 Theo s mother insists he learn a second language Theo is learning Spanish in school and with a. private tutor What advantages will this provide Theo now and in the future. 3 Describe the job of a courtroom reporter How has it changed over time. 4 Julio approaches Theo because he claims to have information that may be important to the. trial Theo wonders what he may know What action does Julio take at the end of Chapter 8 that. suggests he is probably telling the truth, 5 Ask students to reread the chapter in order to add new information to the case file Notes should.
include information about access to Waverly Creek and notes about Julio and Omar Cheepe. Correlates to Common Core State Standards Reading Literature CCSS ELA LITERACY RL 4 1 CCSS ELA LIT. ERACY RL 4 3,Activities News Report about the Trial. A murder trial in Strattenburg is big news In pairs students write a newspaper article. summarizing the events in the trial thus far, Students should create a newspaper title headline and article complete with quotes from. PenguinClassroom com PenguinClass PenguinClassroom. TheoBoone StudyGuide FNL indd 7 4 30 15 12 02 PM, spectators Remind students that the judge has a gag order in place so there can be no quotes or. opinions from anyone involved in the case, Correlates to Common Core State Standards Writing CCSS ELA LITERACY W 4 1 CCSS ELA LITERACY W 4 4. Technology Integration Students can select a newspaper format using Google docs https. drive google com templates type docs q newspaper sort user view public urp https www. google com pli 1 ddrp 1,Journal Entry 4, The Boones volunteer at a local homeless shelter to put their skills to good use Think of your own.
set of skills How could you use these areas of expertise to give back to your community. Students can post and share their entries on your classroom blog. Correlates to Common Core State Standards Writing CCSS ELA LITERACY W 4 1. CHAPTERS 9 11,Discussion Questions, 1 Julio makes Theo promise not to tell anyone the information he plans to share about the case Is. Theo right to agree to keep it a secret, 2 What information does Julio reveal about the case and why is it important. 3 What documents does Theo prepare for his meeting with Julio s cousin What do they prove. 4 Mrs Boone tells Theo There is no such thing as a surprise witness the prosecution cannot use. a witness it has not disclosed to the court and the defense The rules prohibit surprise witnesses. Mr Boone argues A trial is all about finding the truth Based on this discussion what decision. is Theo faced with at the end of Chapter 10, 5 Why does Theo turn to Ike in Chapter 11 to help him with his dilemma How is Ike able to help. Correlates to Common Core State Standards Reading Literature CCSS ELA LITERACY RL 4 1 CCSS ELA LIT. ERACY RL 4 3,Activity Opinion Line Up, The characters in this story must make difficult decisions. Have students line up in the front of the room and post a sign on one side of the line that reads. Aligned to Common Core State Standards Lesson Plans and Activities for the Theodore Boone Series JOHN GRISHAM TheoBoone StudyGuide FNL indd 1 4 30 15 12 02 PM PenguinClassroom com PenguinClass PenguinClassroom Dear Educator The Theodore Boone series written by John Grisham contains all the ingredients necessary to entice young readers Cross curricular subject matters are embedded in

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