The Phantom Tollbooth (Novel Study Guide)

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  • eBook Order #: CCP2530
  • Print Book Order #: CC2530
  • Both eBook & Print Book Order #: CC+P2530
  • ISBN13: 978-1-77167-249-8
  • Grades: 5, 6
  • Reading Level: 5-6
  • Total Pages: 55
  • Author: Rosella Westcott
  • Meet Milo, a boy with a strong imagination and sense of adventure, as he travels to a fantastical world.

    Incorporate chapter questions with vocabulary and writing prompts for comprehension checks. Students contemplate who would send Milo the package containing the tollbooth. Predict what Dictionopolis will be like. Answer questions with the correct character from the book. Match idioms found in the story with their meanings. Complete sentences from the novel with their missing vocabulary words. Make a list of unpleasant sounds that Dr. Dischord and DYNNE can collect. Describe how the Dodecahedron felt when Milo said numbers aren't important. Identify all the instances where figurative languages were used in the novel. Complete a Cause & Effect Web with some of Milo's actions in the story. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, our worksheets incorporate a variety of scaffolding strategies along with additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key.

    About the Novel:
    The Phantom Tollbooth is a story of imagination and wonder. Milo is a very bored little boy. One day, he receives a make-believe tollbooth. When he goes through it, he is sent to a magical world. There, he meets Tock the watchdog. The pair make their way to Dictionopolis, one of the country's two capitals. Here they meet King Azaz, who sends them on a journey to Digitopolis, where the Mathemagician is holding the two princesses "Rhyme and Reason" in the Castle in the Air. On their journey, Milo and Tock meet many different people and places, all with their own adventures.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 12 reviews
    Teacher Tech Studio - Danna Rodebush

    This is a very great resource! Thank you so much!

    Trisha Eliason

    My kids really liked this novel, and the unit study really helped with comprehension and vocabulary because so many words in the story were made up, or were literary puns. Lots of engaging lessons! We've used quite a few of these lit units!

    Judith Hook

    Thank you! This resource was an excellent go to while reading The Phantom Tollbooth. Students were engaged and enjoyed answering the questions/prompts.

    Amanda Harris

    As a homeschool parent this was a great resource to add to our literature study. Thanks!

    Elizabeth Fidel

    My kids love it!

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