Beginner’s Guide to Novel Studies

Whether you’re thinking about getting started with novel studies or you’re looking for new ways to incorporate book studies into your literature circles or independent reading, you’ll find tips for getting the most out of your reading time.

Learn about Novel Studies

As you get started, here are several articles to help you learn more about novel studies and how to plan and implement them in your classroom.

5 Benefits of Novel Studies - The Third Wheel
Teaching comprehension with novel studies
novel study organization - The Third Wheel
What is a trifold novel study?

Trifold Novel Studies: Book Companions Currently Available

Click the links below to learn more about novel studies available for popular children’s novels. While this is only a small selection of the currently available titles, it will give you a good idea of what is included in these classroom resources.

Hatchet Novel Study Activities
This engaging novel study for Charlotte's Web will build reading comprehension skills and vocabulary in a fun, easy-to-implement format. The no prep format makes this the perfect tool for busy teachers.
Holes Novel Study Unit
find out what novel studies are in progress
The Boxcar Children Novel Study by The Third Wheel Teacher