Shiloh Teacher Resources
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In this online interactive Civil War worksheet, students respond to 15 multiple choice questions about the Battle of Shiloh. Students may check their answers immediately.
How Can I Save Shiloh?
Students read the book, Shiloh Season, discussing the book in literature circles. After creating one character web in each of their literature circle groups, students be presented with an ethical problem to solve.
In this literature worksheet, students read the novel Shiloh and then answer ten comprehension questions about the novel.
Literature Circle Guides: Shiloh
Response to literature and collaborative group discussion are the key foci of this thorough guide to teaching Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's Newbery-winning novel Shiloh. Detailed sections enable readers to examine each chapter in depth. Activities that reinforce literary analysis and vocabulary are listed by chapter, helping you efficiently plan your unit.
Battle of Shiloh
Students research important people and events of the Battle of Shiloh during the Civil War. In this Battle of Shiloh lesson plan, students then split up into the North and the South and have to answer trivia questions.
Here's a two-week plan for Shiloh, the classic story of a boy and the dog he grows to love. For each chapter, there are suggested teaching points, teachable vocabulary, and reading activities. Some comprehension questions are included for each chapter. This will be a great help in planning your lesson!
Shiloh Chapters 11 and 12
In this comprehension worksheet, students read chapters 11 and 12 of Shiloh and complete multiple choice questions. Students complete 12 questions.
Shiloh Chapters 3 and 4
In this comprehension worksheet, students read chapters 3 and 4 of Shiloh and complete multiple choice questions. Students complete 14 questions.
Shiloh Chapters 9 and 10
In this comprehension worksheet, students read chapters 9 - 10 of Shiloh and complete multiple choice questions. Students complete 11 questions.
Students explore animal characteristics by reading a classic children's story. In this pet ownership lesson, students read the book Shiloh and discuss the main character and his relationship with the dog. Students define animal vocabulary terms and answer Shiloh study questions.
Shiloh Chapters 7 and 8
For this comprehension worksheet, learners read chapters 7 and 8 of Shiloh and complete multiple choice questions. Students complete 10 questions.
Shiloh chapter 15
For this comprehension worksheet, students read chapter 15 of Shiloh and complete multiple choice questions. Students complete 9 questions.
In this crossword worksheet, young scholars complete a crossword with words from the story Shiloh. Students complete 9 words total in the crossword.
Think, Write, Read: Expository Writing
Fifth graders write an expository essay using figurative language that explains why Marty, one of the characters in Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's novel, Shiloh, dislikes Judd Travers. They create a cover page for their writing using the computer and present their writing to the whole class.
Study Guide for Second Semester English Exam
Thorough and all-encompassing, this study guide summarizes an entire semester, or possibly a year, of language arts vocabulary words. Vocabulary from The Diary of Anne Frank, Night, Romeo and Juliet, and various short stories is listed for review, as well as the elements of drama, stories, and literature. Concepts for MLA format and grammar finish the worksheet. Use the study guide as a way to plan your semester, substituting any stories or concepts that you cover instead.
Shiloh Chapters 13 and 14
In this comprehension worksheet, students read chapters 13 and 14 of Shiloh and complete multiple choice questions. Students complete 12 questions.
Pronoun Case: Nominative Case
In this pronoun worksheet, students read about the nominative case, then correct pronouns in a paragraph that should be in nominative case. Answers are included.
Siege and Battle of Corinth
Students complete a variety of activities that go along with the study of and possible fieldtrip to thesite of the Siege and Battle of Corinth in Mississippi. They examine the role transportation routes played in the formation of their own community.
The Meaning of America: Equality
What if society sought equality by handicapping the gifted and dispelling any traces of diversity? Kurt Vonnegut Jr. offers one possible answer to this question through his incredibly engaging and thought-provoking satirical story, "Harrison Bergeron". In addition to offering writing prompts and discussion questions that are sure to spark interest and debate amongst your readers, you will also have the opportunity to preview video excerpts where editors of the anthology engage in high-level discourse and work to elicit meaning from the classic American text.
The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a "culture war" between these two ideals in the early stages of the new nation. After giving a brief overview of the story, work with your readers through the text using the guided questions provided by this resource.