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Old Yeller Part 2 Chapters 5 - 8
In this comprehension instructional activity, students read chapters 5 - 8 of Old Yeller and complete multiple choice questions. Students complete 10 questions.
Old Yeller Part 3 Chapters 9-12
In this Old Yeller learning exercise, students complete a multiple choice quiz with 10 questions related to Chapters 9-12 of the book.
Old Yeller Part 4 Chapters 13-16
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students complete a 12 question multiple choice exercise pertaining to chapters 13-16 of Old Yeller by Fred Gipson.
Young scholars read the novel Old Yeller. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read the novel and identify several text-to-self connections in the book. Young scholars write a paragraph about their text-to-self connection.
Can You See It?
Students discuss how to visualize while reading. They read The Thanksgiving Day Parade and Old Yeller. Students relax and picture their favorite place. They share what they saw and discuss the concept of visualization. Students visualize while the teacher reads to them.
Left in Charge and Research Activity
In this left in charge instructional activity, students answer short answer questions about being left in charge while their parents are away. Students also research idioms found in the book Old Yeller.
Rabies-The Global Connection!
Students explore common misconceptions about rabies. In this health science lesson plan, students discuss how this disease can be treated and prevented. They research and create an information pamphlet about rabies.
Pioneer America- Pioneer Living
Students investigate the life of the pioneers. In this United States history lesson, students read the book Little House on the Prairie and research one aspect of pioneer life.
Digital Storytelling Lesson
Learners practice telling stories with visual aids. In this ESL lesson, students utilize the Internet to create a comic simulating a scene from a story using a picture or symbol to represent their understanding of the piece. Learners print out their images to share with classmates.
Pioneer America: Pioneer Living
Fourth graders research pioneer life. In this pioneer lesson plan, 4th graders read the book Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder and discuss what life was like for early pioneers. They research pioneers and show what they have learned in a written letter to a friend.
Adventures in Exploration
Fifth graders research major explorers in history using their textbook and then create a timeline using Timeline Software. Students participate in class discussions and write an essay about the explorer they researched.
Academy Awards for Books
Students are exposed to literature and create an Academy award for their piece of literature. They play an author or a character and present themselves, a category, and each of the nominees in that category to gain awareness of characteristics of good literature.
Gone to the Dogs Framework
In this language arts worksheet, learners examine a word bank which is listed in alphabetical order according to length with 3 to 9 letters. Students fit the words into the framework. There are no clues.
Even if your class may not be familiar with the country singer Gary Allan, this resource could be used as a filler activity, or as a research project. Learners could practice their research skills by searching for the answers to the 15 questions on this instructional activity.