The Little Prince Resource Set

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The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

This classic children’s tale tells the fantastical story of a chance encounter between an airplane pilot who is stranded in the desert and a little prince who has traveled the universe. Modern-day lessons about what is truly important in life are taught when the little prince shares the details of his journey with the pilot. Readers will focus on how the author develops point of view and the ways in which the point of view impacts other story elements.

Teach with The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

This Book Club Super Pack includes a Common Core aligned lesson plan and set of resources designed to support small group reading instruction.

  • Interactive Lesson Plan for 7 Book Club Meetings Focusing on Point of View
  • Chapter by Chapter Discussion Guide
  • Chapter by Chapter Vocabulary Guide
  • Book Club Calendar
  • Conversation Prompts
  • Expectations for Book Club Anchor Chart / Student Reference Sheet
  • Student Self-Evaluation Forms
  • Running Record Assessment Tool
  • Student Reading Response Guide
  • Comprehension Assessment Rubric
  • Common Core State Standard Assessment
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Common Core Alignment
  • Main Pack: RL.6.1 RL.6.10 RL.6.2 RL.6.3 RL.6.4 RL.6.5 RL.6.6 RL.6.7 RL.6.9 SL.6.1a SL.6.1b SL.6.1c SL.6.1d SL.6.2 SL.6.3 W.6.8 W.6.9
  • Vocabulary: L.6.4a L.6.5 L.6.6
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    The Little Prince Resource Set

    Instructional Overview

    The instructional overview includes instructional background for point of view, instructional objectives for each of the Book Club meetings, and a list of the materials and preparation necessary to The Little Prince Book Club.

    Book Club Management Resources

    The management resources include a Book Club Calendar, conversation prompts, Student Self-Evaluation forms, Reading Response Board (with optional Common Core alignment), and an Expectations for Book Club anchor chart.

    Meeting #1: What is Point of View?

    Explore the importance of point of view with The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. This classic children's tale provides an engaging example of how the author's choice of point of view impacts each of the story elements.

    Meeting #2: How Does the Author Develop Point of View?

    During this The Little Prince Book Club meeting, student discussion centers on how author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry develops point of view. Readers will look at who is doing the talking and what point of view clues the text provides.

    Meeting #3: How Does Point of View Impact Setting?

    Author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry chose to write The Little Prince from the pilot's point of view. This meeting tracks the impact that this decision has on what the reader learns about the setting of the story.

    Meeting #4: How Does Point of View Impact Characters?

    Discussion for this The Little Prince Book Club focuses student attention on how Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's choice of point of view impacts the characters in the story. Students will discover that their impression of each of the characters is skewed by what the pilot thinks of them.

    Meeting #5: How Does Point of View Impact Plot?

    This Book Club meeting introduces a graphic organizer for students to use to track their thoughts on how Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's choice of narrator impacts the plot of The Little Prince.

    Meeting #6: How Does Point of View Impact Theme?

    Using the theme of friendship, students will explore how theme is effected by point of view in The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

    Meeting #7: Reflecting on Point of View

    During this final The Little Prince Book Club meeting, students will demonstrate their understanding of the impact of point of view on the story elements of the text by re-writing a portion of the text from another character's perspective.

    The Little Prince Focus Assessment and Rubric

    Use this six-question assessment to determine whether or not students understand the key concepts associated with point of view.

    The Little Prince Common Core Assessment

    This 9 question Common Core aligned assessment can be used to determine students' overall comprehension of The Little Prince and their mastery of the Common Core State Standards.

    The Little Prince Common Core Alignment

    List of the Common Core State Standards addressed by The Little Prince Book Club Resource Set.

    Student Resources in Spanish

    This set of Spanish student facing resources includes Book Club Management Resources for use with The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Resource Set for this book.

    The Little Prince Vocabulary Connections

    Before your students can fully comprehend and enjoy The Little Prince, it’s helpful to introduce words that might be new to readers. Either download The Little Prince Super Pack or this individual Vocabulary Builder for resources and activities that support Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary growth through fun and productive interactions with new words.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.6.4a L.6.5 L.6.6

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