The One and Only Ivan

Author: Katherine Applegate
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062101983
Release Date: 2012-01-17
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Soon to be a major motion picture! Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller This stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this novel is told from the point of view of Ivan himself. Having spent 27 years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him. He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle. Instead, Ivan occupies himself with television, his friends Stella and Bob, and painting. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from the wild, he is forced to see their home, and his art, through new eyes. The One and Only Ivan was hailed as a best book of the year by Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Amazon, demonstrating it is a true classic in the making. In the tradition of timeless stories like Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, Katherine Applegate blends humor and poignancy to create Ivan's unforgettable first-person narration in a story of friendship, art, and hope. An author's note depicts the differences between the fictional story and true events. Plus don't miss Katherine Applegate's Endling series!

The One and Only Ivan Vocabulary Activities

Author: Jennifer Lynn Prior
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480782549
Release Date: 2014-06-01
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These vocabulary activities for The One and Only Ivan incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate vocabulary with a study of the text. Includes text-dependent questions, definitions, and text-based sentences.

The One and Only Ivan

Author: Katherine Applegate
Publisher: Bestseller Books
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Age Level: 8 and up ** Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him through the glass walls of his domain. He rarely misses his life in the jungle. In fact, he hardly ever thinks about it at all.Instead, Ivan thinks about TV shows he's seen and about his friends Stella, an elderly elephant, and Bob, a stray dog. But mostly Ivan thinks about art and how to capture the taste of a mango or the sound of leaves with color and a well-placed line.Then he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from her family, and she makes Ivan see their home--and his own art--through new eyes. When Ruby arrives, change comes with her, and it's up to Ivan to make it a change for the better.Katherine Applegate blends humor and poignancy to create Ivan's unforgettable first-person narration in a story of friendship, art, and hope.

The One and Only Ivan Reader Response Writing Prompts

Author: Jennifer Lynn Prior
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480782570
Release Date: 2014-06-01
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Students respond to The One and Only Ivan through writing. Various writing prompts, which require students to make connections, are provided. Narrative, opinion, and informative/explanatory prompts are included along with themed writing paper.

The One and Only Ivan Leveled Comprehension Questions

Author: Jennifer Lynn Prior
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480782556
Release Date: 2014-06-01
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These leveled discussion questions about The One and Only Ivan require students to read closely, make connections, and share their analyses. Included are leveled comprehension questions and suggested answers.

The One and Only Ivan Comprehension Assessment

Author: Jennifer Lynn Prior
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480782624
Release Date: 2014-06-01
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These assessment questions for The One and Only Ivan are modeled after current testing models requiring students to revisit the text for answers. Students have to support their opinions and inferences with examples from the text.

The One and Only Ivan Post Reading Activities

Author: Jennifer Lynn Prior
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480782617
Release Date: 2014-06-01
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These post-reading activities for The One and Only Ivan allow students to share their understanding of the characters, plots, and settings of the book. They have opportunities to write, draw, and perform based on what they've learned.

The One and Only Ivan Language Learning Activities

Author: Jennifer Lynn Prior
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480782600
Release Date: 2014-06-01
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These activities for The One and Only Ivan practice key language convention skills. The activities integrate literature with learning about grammar, word choice, and sentence structure. Learning can be fun when it's connected to literature.

The One and Only Ivan Studying the Story Elements

Author: Jennifer Lynn Prior
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480782594
Release Date: 2014-06-01
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Students will enjoy studying the story elements of The One and Only Ivan through these engaging activities, students create products to share their understanding of the characters, plots, and settings of the book.

Rigorous Reading The One and Only Ivan

Author: Karen McRae
Publisher:
ISBN: 142062976X
Release Date: 2016-08-05
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Maximize your students' reading experience by providing activities that foster comprehension and reinforce understanding of literary elements. Activities for each section allow students to process portions of the novel through individual and collaborative exercises that encourage close reading. Suggestions for maintaining Interactive Novel Logs provide students with additional ways to reflect and connect personally with the novel. Students have the opportunity to synthesize their ideas through a variety of post-reading activities. 80 pages. Grades 3-6.

Recognition of Diversity in the One and Only Ivan from Literature based Language Lessons

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ISBN: OCLC:1051910834
Release Date: 2015
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Abstract: This paper is focused on recognition of diversity in The One and Only Ivan from literature-based language lessons. A literature-based approach in the second language (L2) classroom offers a variety of benefits. It encourages sense-making or meaning-making of a whole text (story, poem, etc). Fountas and Hannigan (1989) contend that once students understand the general meaning of the whole text, they are better prepared to deal with the analysis of the parts. A literature-based approach also promotes active engagement and collaborative work so that learners contribute to class activities through direct interaction with either the instructor or with peers. They also participate through sharing information, asking questions, and reflecting on their understanding, as well as working together to make sense of the text under study. Another advantage of this instructional approach is its incorporation of a human component so that learners can identify with characters who face common human conflicts and problems, such as fear, hate, love, etc. Learners have the opportunity to reflect on the characters' actions and choices and then discuss whether they agree or disagree with the characters' decisions (Adair-Hauck, 1996). Furthermore, a literature-based approach supports integrated as opposed to segregated skills and, as a result, its associated activities usually target in one lesson all the skills involved in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The purpose of this lesson is to put into practice some of these benefits. To carry out this intention, a story entitled The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate (2012) was chosen. This story tells about a Old gorilla named Ivan who has been struggling with his current situation and forgotten his real life. One day while Ivan was considering, his old friend Old Stella died a very lonely and left young little elephant Ruby. At last Ivan and Ruby are both adopted by the same zoo. The story ends with Ivan and Ruby adapting to their new habitats and the other animals they will live with. I analyze this story with literature-based theory. This story was selected based on five components suggested by McWiliams (1993): Time and setting, Characters with personality, A major problem, Includes a problem and attempts to solve it, Has a quick resolution and ending. From these I prove the significance of a variety of culture.

The One and Only Ivan

Author: Junaid Ali
Publisher:
ISBN: 1977600107
Release Date: 2017-09-23
Genre:

The One and Only Ivan is a kids' novel composed by Katherine Applegate and delineated by Patricia Castelao. The book is about a silverback gorilla named Ivan who lives in an enclosure at a shopping center. The novel is composed in first individual from the perspective of Ivan, a silverback gorilla.

Ivan

Author: Katherine Applegate
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544252301
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"The true story of Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before being relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta."--

Half a World Away a Love Least Expected

Author: Lee E. Carter
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781465326485
Release Date: 2009-01-06
Genre: Fiction

"Half A World Away", inspired by true events, is an International Suspense-Mystery-Romance of a man whose entire adult life becomes plagued by a series of unfortunate events, before his world begins to slowly become brighter. At one time, Jared Marchal was at the top of his game. He had the promising military and police careers he always wanted, was very well off financially, enjoyed a great marriage and later, welcomed a son on the way. Beginning with a tragedy no one should endure, Jareds perfect world progressively continues to crash around him. Jared becomes a writer by chance, and through an act of serendipity by his publisher, he is contacted by a fellow writer, Stasia, from Russia; an unlikely heroine who attempts to tear down the massive wall protecting his heart from any possibility of disappointment, as well as any happiness. Soon their love, a passion so newly developed, will be the only simple, uncomplicated aspect of their lives together. As the intrigue begins, a volatile secret surrounding Stasia and its potential to change the world, OPEC, and war as we now know it, in addition to her fathers own military past, catapults them into an international event involving both their countries. Governments, double agents, betrayal and murder all intrude among the many twists you never see coming, as they collide forward into the storys climax. The spirit of their personalities also shines as the jokes they play on one another during their times together are a welcome relief, as well as some of the funniest situations ever written. Author, Lee E. Carter, through skillful adaptation of people from personal, military and law enforcement experiences, intertwines fiction and non-fiction to create the distinctive personalities and action sequences of "Half A World Away ".

Close Reading Literature Activities for Grades 2 3 Set A

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Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480783270
Release Date: 2014-06-01
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Students analyze three children's books using key skills from the Common Core. Close reading of the text is required to answer text-dependent questions. Included are student pages with the text-dependent questions as well as suggested answers.