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Bridge to Terabithia Study Questions and Essay Topics
For this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 13 short answer and essay questions about Katherine Patterson's Bridge to Terabithia. Students may check some of their answers online.
6th - 11th Language Arts 21 Views 75 Downloads
Bridge to Terabithia: Library Lessons
Foreshadowing, flashbacks, and imaginary places are the three topics of focus in this two-lesson packet written especially for the book, Bridge to Terabithia. Each lesson also comes with worksheets and activities to support student engagement and learning.
5th - 7th Language Arts 47 Views 37 Downloads
Bridge to Terabithia: Visualizing to Optimize Comprehension
Good readers visualize. And in our image-rich culture it is imperative that children are provided with opportunities to practice this important skill. A selection from Shel Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends and Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson, are among the resources suggested here to use for visualization practice.
5th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 73 Downloads
Bridge To Terabithia
Students complete pre-reading, writing, and post reading activities for Katherine Paterson's book, Bridge to Terabithia. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, partake in discussions, and more.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 8 Views 109 Downloads
Friendship and Death
Fourth graders share their thoughts and feelings about friendship and death and connect them with those of the characters in the book, The Bridge to Teribithia. They complete a friendship picture book and write a letter as one of the characters from the book.
4th Language Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads
Young scholars explore relationships between story characters. In this story elements and reading comprehension lesson, students generate character traits of the characters in Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson. Young scholars describe positive and negative features of the character relationships in the book.
4th - 6th Language Arts 16 Views 61 Downloads
My Own Kingdom
Sixth graders read Katherine Paterson's book, Bridge to Terabithia, and create their own imaginary kingdom. They write a descriptive essay of their kingdom and create illustrations using drawings, clip art, and magazine pictures to present their vision to the class.
6th Language Arts 6 Views 23 Downloads
Predicting Events in Realistic Fiction
Predict what will happen next in Katherine Paterson's book, Bridge to Terabithia. After discussing the steps used to make a prediction as a class, provide some guided practice and then allow individuals to make predictions based on their reading.
5th Language Arts 8 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Do You Have Character?
Sixth graders read Katherine Paterson's novel, Bridge to Terabithia, and watch a video of Maurice Sendak's book, Where the Wild Things Are. They examine the characters in both stories that share similar characteristics. Students use the labels "static" and "dynamic" when considering the characters from the stories.
6th Language Arts 8 Views 28 Downloads
Identifying Plot Conflicts
Fifth graders read Katherine Paterson's book, Bridge to Terabithia, and find two plot conflicts in chapters 5 and 6. In this plot conflicts lesson plan, 5th graders identify the conflicts of character vs. character and character vs. self.
5th Language Arts 9 Views 23 Downloads
Language Arts: Visualizing Comprehension
Fourth graders discover how to use mental images during reading. They read Frost's poem, "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," and draw pictures of their visualizations. Next, 4th graders read the first chapter of The Bridge to Terabithia and describe what the picture in their minds.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Bridge to Terabithia
Students read Katherine Paterson's book, A Bridge to Terabithia, and select small groups to complete a project based on a chapter of the book. They create a story web for the chapter, summarize it, design a brochure or advertisement, build a diorama, and act out a scene from the chapter.
4th - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 39 Downloads
Textual Analysis Lesson: Boys vs. Girls: It's Not Just in Your Head
The main characters in Bridge to Terabithia do no quite live up to their gender expectations. Explore this idea with a reading passage called "Boys vs. Girls: It's Not Just in Your Head." Included in the plan are detailed instructions for how to read and mark the text.
5th Language Arts 8 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How do you that you are reading a realistic fiction story? Help your pupils discover the answer to this question by providing a series of situations for them to relate to and analyze. The lesson is meant as a build-up to Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson, but could be used before a study of any realistic fiction piece.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed