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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 55 Views 41 Downloads
Bridge to Terabithia Study Questions and Essay Topics
In this online interactive literature worksheet, learners 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 28 Views 80 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
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 13 Views 33 Downloads
Bridge to Terabithia
Students explore the novel Bridge to Terabithia. In this literary elements instructional activity, students read the Katherine Paterson novel, respond to discussion questions regarding the novel, and solve word search puzzles pertaining to the novel.
5th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 12 Downloads
Bridge to Terabithia
Students explore scenes from Katherine Paterson's book, Bridge to Terabithia. In this visualization lesson, students listen to the story read aloud. The students then choose words and phrases that paint a picture in their heads. Students create drawings that express their view of the scene.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 25 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
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 9 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 10 Views 24 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 10 Views 112 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 6 Views 6 Downloads
Students explore relationships between story characters. In this story elements and reading comprehension instructional activity, students generate character traits of the characters in Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson. Students describe positive and negative features of the character relationships in the book.
4th - 6th Language Arts 17 Views 62 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 7 Views 24 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 10 Views 17 Downloads
Summarizing: James and the Giant Peach
Text marking and a T-chart format to distinguish important information from trivia help elementary readers summarize effectively. Encouraging readers to construct a chapter summary from paragraph-level topic sentences is another sound strategy to filter out unnecessary details.
4th - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 44 Downloads
Character and Relationship Changes
Fifth graders read a text and provide examples of why the characters in the book had a change in their relationship. In this character lesson plan, 5th graders write about the relationship in the beginning of the story and in the end of the story.
5th Language Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed