Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Cover
  • content areas
    Language Arts

    grade level 
    4-5 *can be modified for 6-8th grades


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    learning objectives

    Objective 1: After synthesizing information from the book, students will answer reading comprehension questions at a rate of 70% or higher.

    Objective 2: Students will learn meanings and signs for new words, the spelling of those words, and use their newly-acquired vocabulary as appropriate.

    Objective 3: Students will collaboratively create an informed presentation after researching social media, websites, and books.

    Objective 4: Students will respond to questions using evidence from the book.

    Objective 5: Students will identify linguistic techniques and tone to create a diary entry as a chosen character.

    Objective 6: Students will write and edit text for conversational storytelling.

    Objective 7: Students will identify and use elements of a comic strip (thought bubble, panel, captions, etc.).

    Objective 8: Students will create and illustrate their own stories using a comic strip format.

    Objective 9: Students will apply their knowledge of story elements in a short story.