This comprehensive lesson plan includes 30 daily lessons, 180 multiple choice questions, 20 essay questions, 20 fun activities, and more everything you need to teach the whipping boy. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more. Identify which character said the provided statements. Watch as a spoiled and selfish boy grows into a kind and appreciative friend. The whipping boy by sid fleischman, peter sis, paperback. Among his many awards was the newbery medal for his novel the whipping boy. The whipping boy nancy polettes childrens literature site.
Novel units give you some background about the author and the book, initiating activity suggestions, vocabulary activity suggestions, questions and answers for each section of the book along with suggested supplementary activities. As the whipping boy, he bears the punishment when prince brat misbehaves, for it is forbidden to spank, thrash, or whack the heir to the throne. Activities that go along with this book s themes can easily be aligned with state. Literature circle guide to the whipping boy by sid. The parent should work the problems to determine if the necessary information is included. Make crosscurricular connections to writing, math, social studies, and art as well with creative activities that appeal to mixed ability levels. His other titles include the entertainer and the dybbuk, a novel, and three. The whipping boy reading activities super bundle filled with tons of activities to teach the novel. This extension activity page from scholastic has two ideas to use with kids after reading the book.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. The whipping boy reading comprehension activity guidethis is a reading comprehension activity guide and answer key for the whipping boy by sid. Whenever the young prince misbehaves or fails his lessons. The prince takes his crown with him in the basket when he runs away. Gleason lake elementary, plymouth, mn 55447 usa materials required.
For example, europe andor the medieval time period are great ways to relate the whipping boy to social studies. Cutwater narrator betsy the whipping boy, jemmy prince. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructed response questions, and lessons on prefixes, suffixes and root words. According to the lexile level, the whipping boy is not a complex text for 4th graders. The outlaws then find the crown and take it from the prince. Prince brat could always get someone to read for him. A common boy was kept in the castle to be punished in his place.
The basic premise of the story is very similar to that of the whipping boy. Fourth grade lesson the story, the whipping boy background. This assessment will help you gauge your understanding of this book. See more ideas about the whipping boy, teaching reading and activities for boys. Everyday the prince has a new excuse for not showing up with his homework.
After reading the whipping boy, use this memory matching puzzle to help. And it was forbidden to spank, thrash, cuff, smack, or whip a prince. What makes the book complex is the dialect and the vocabulary which are. This book is a great read to challenge students and also spark interest in reading. For this assessment i have chosen to let the students work on the test with an open book.
In this lesson, we will be acquiring and applying vocabulary words to aid in comprehension as we prepare to read the whipping boy by sid fleischman. A great anchor chart for the classroom owl theme classroom decor castle book report. Chapter summaries the whipping boy by sid fleischman chapter summaries chapter 1 in which we observe a hairraising event the young prince is known just about everywhere as prince brat. Teachers guide a short summary of the story two unlikely companions, a prince and a whipping boy, run away from a castle for two different reasons. The whipping boy lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Newbery award winner, ala notable childrens book, charlie may simon book award arkansas, golden archer award wisconsin, nene award hawaii, parents choice gold award, school library journal best book, prince, orphan, renaissance. The whipping boy by sid fleischman synopsis jemmy, once a poor boy living on the streets, now lives in a castle. The tutor taught jemmy how to read, write and do sums while prince brat learned nothing. A whipping boy is used by the king and the defenders of the prince to be the recipient of any punishment.
This newbery winning book is about an orphan named jemmy. The book, whipping boy, by sid fleischman activity time. The child can write some story problems based on the theme of the whipping boy. It can fall under either historical fiction or as a classical book for its genre. The whipping boy story map multileveled lesson with these multileveled lessons, students are encouraged to explore the important elements of any fiction text to support comprehension. Fleischman has written more than 35 books, many of which have been made into motion pictures, and in 1986 he won a newbery medal for the whipping boy. Pdf the whipping boy download full pdf book download. The whipping boy premiered 7311994 on the disney channel with some references in variety to a 120 minute run time. The whipping boy chapter 1 read aloud with a bit of a. Man finds a kitten frozen solid in a snowstorm and attempts to pull off a miracle duration. The whipping boy makes for a good chapter book for a literature unit study for elementaryaged students.
Discuss setting the first thing we did was discuss setting. Grade 3 through grade 5 elementary level overview and purpose. Reading is fundamental 750 first street, ne suite 920 washington, dc 20002 1 877 rifread. The kings command traveled like an echo from guard to. In this whipping boy instructional activity, 3rd graders answer comprehension questions and questions about the plot. The whipping boy discussion guide contains a printable with 15 discussion questions ranging in blooms taxonomy from knowledge through evaluation levels. Ert everybody read to is a great reading activity to have on hand throughout your study of the book the whipping boy. The whipping boy book washington county cooperative. Select your favorite passage where the author has described characters or events in a funny or exaggerated way, and read it out loud to your literature circle. The whipping boy comprehension game board activity by wise.
A prince and a pauper jemmy, once a poor boy living on the streets, now lives in a castle. The two boys have nothing in common and even less reason to like one another. In this activity, students create a short play by acting out various scenes from the book. Each chapter of the novel study focuses on two chapters of the whipping boy and is comprised of five of the following different activities. The whipping boy castle group projects book reports castle book report for fairy tales unit the whipping boy lesson plans page includes an extra large group project in the shape of a huge castle based on sid fleischmans book. This set of lesson plans consists of approximately 104 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials. Literature circle guide to the whipping boy by sid fleischman.
If you are doing a newbery medal study in your classroom, this is a great book choice to use as a whole class novel, or as a historical fiction novel study. In the whipping boy, the author spins a fantastic tale of adventure using language that is funny and exaggerated. Free the whipping boy worksheets and literature unit for. Whenever the young prince misbehaves or fails his lessons, jemmy is. Pick a passage from the book that creates a picture in your mind. As the whipping boy, jemmy must take the whippings for the royal heir to the king, prince brat.
Browse over educational resources created by wise guys in the official teachers pay teachers store. There are comedic actions and heartwarming moments. Although they dont even like each other, they have to learn to work together when they are taken hostage. If you have a set of tangrams have your child create some castle designs for a younger child. The prince could neither read nor write, and since the whipping boy, jemmy, had to take the thrashings for the princes misdeeds, the prince did not care whether he had his lessons or not.
Write it down, including page number and paragraph number. The whipping boy play by c wilhelm 1 materials required. When we finish the book, i like to ask the students how many of them would. Teachingbooks multileveled lesson the whipping boy. The whipping boy play by c wilhelm wise owl factory. The whipping boy takes place long ago in the time of monarchies and powdered wigs.
The book isnt that long and is a pretty easy read for upper elementary and middle grade kids. My goal for this age group is to give them a book based experience while lightly learning literature concepts. In this newbery medalwinning book, a bratty prince and his whipping boy have many. The whipping boy available for download and read online in other formats. In addition, this page contains teaching resources with castle, knight, and middle ages themes. The whipping boy, by sid fleischman, is a story of adventure, courage, and friendship.
The the whipping boy community note includes chapterbychapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for. This is a high action book that has scenes that are easy to act out. As the whipping boy, he bears the punishment when prince brat misbehaves, for it is. Print copies of the whipping boy literature circle questions printable for students. The whipping boy by sid fleischman language, level. At the end of the book his character has really transformed and he becomes a much nicer person because of his adventure.
Free the whipping boy worksheets and literature unit for teachers. Have each person in your group tell what he or she sees in the illustration. The whipping boy book trailer by erin ellis duration. Measuring skills will be incorporated into the cooking activity. As the whipping boy, he bears the punishment when prince brat misbehaves, for it is forbidden to spank, thrash, or whack the heir to the. Fourth grade lesson the whipping boy vocabulary betterlesson. This is a reading game board activity based on the novel the whipping boy by sid fleischman. Jemmy, once a poor boy living on the streets, now lives in a castle. Before you read vocabulary building comprehension questions language activities extension activities links with the common core standards u. Imagine alternatives to the story by writing a scene if the kings knights found jemmy and the prince after they ran away. Plan your 60minute lesson in english language arts or literature with helpful tips from rebecca strebel. Sid fleischman wrote more than sixty books for children, adults, and magicians.
One night, when the king is holding a grand feast, prince brat sneaks behind the lords and ladies and ties their wigs to the backs of their chairs. Mar 18, 2019 this the whipping boy book club was for 3rd5th grades. The whipping boy is a quick, fastpaced book full of wisdom and heart. Inside youll find 30 daily lessons, 20 fun activities, 180 multiple choice questions, 60 short essay questions, 20 essay questions, quizzeshomework assignments, tests, and more. Every time prince horace misbehaves, a poor boy named jemmy suffers the consequences. Displaying all worksheets related to the whipping boy. The whipping boy by sid fleischman is actually used in the 5th grade curriculum where i am novice teaching. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and.
The whipping boy is the winner of the 1987 john newberry award. Free the whipping boy study unit worksheets for teachers to print. When the prince and the whipping boy run away together, they are kidnapped by highwaymen and they must plan a daring escape that will change both of their lives. This will be open book assessment for the novel the whipping boy by sid fleischman. The whipping boy book unit contains lessons aligned to the common core standards for grades 3 5.
The whipping boy novel study guide grades 5 to 6 print. In our state, the new common core assessments require the students to be able to pull information from the text to support their answers. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book. I choose this book because i will be able to teach it. A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws. Then illustrate the passage on a separate sheet of paper.
Each chapter of the novel study focuses on two chapters of the whipping boyand is comprised of five of the following different activities. Today we will be starting the whipping boy by sid fleischman. I give it a 3star because since it was so short a lot of events happened too quickly with minimal description and stuff went by way too fast. The novel the whipping boy is an ar book and the students will take the ar test for a grade after we are finished reading the book. This classic story by mark twain is one of his most accessible novels, and it is also available in abridged versions for children. The whipping boy is a story of jemmy, a boy who must take the place of prince brat every time the prince should be whipped. Third graders become familiar with the phrase and job of a whipping boy. The whipping boy book unit contains graphic organizers for an interactive notebook and game activities covering vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response writing, and skill practice. Newbery award winner, ala notable childrens book, charlie may simon book award arkansas, golden archer award wisconsin, nene award hawaii, parents choice gold award, school library journal best book, prince, orphan, renaissance setting, rat catcher, highwaymen. It contains questions from each chapter, ert cards for student groups, and power points of each question.
If you look at the lexile level and the length of the book only, the book is not complex. Ebook the whipping boy as pdf download portable document. The whipping boy lesson plans page includes an extra large group project in the shape of a huge castle based on sid fleischmans book. It delivers a fullscale story in a short, accessible format. I gave the kids a quick description of what setting is. A vocabulary list featuring the whipping boy by sid fleischman, chapters 110. The whipping boy by sid fleischman book summary jemmy, who once made a meager living catching rats in the sewers, is now living in the kings castle as the whipping boy for prince horace, commonly known to the citizens of the kingdom as prince brat. The author described his wasted youth as a magician and newspaperman in his autobiography the abracadabra kid. The guards protected the castle and ran errands for the king. When i saw that is creating dvdr copies with a 1 minute run time, i purchased it thinking it was a directors cut with a run time of the. This is a wonderful, funny, fastmoving tale full of colourful language and vivid literary images. Teach sid fleischmans the whipping boy, jim ugly, and disappearing act with this guide to his novels.977 106 980 265 15 1261 236 1517 1449 187 872 1375 1325 56 919 270 1428 1398 297 1360 376 817 1497 1463 924 1069 408 265 961 949 1188 1257 850 390 1153 17 1212 133 370 1380 1435