Common Core Aligned Resources for RL.5.1
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe Charlie and the Chocolate Factory unit is a golden ticket for teachers looking for nicely written plans. Elementary and middle schoolers draw their impressions of characters, design and market their own candy creations, and use...
A Reading Guide to A Wrinkle in Time
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Accompany a reading of Madeleine L'Engle's classic tale, A Wrinkle in Time, with a detailed guide equipped with 15 informative and useful chapters. Scholars discover who the author is, why she wrote the book, and crucial story elements...
Magical Musical Tour: Using Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Language arts learners don't need a lecture about poetry; they listen to poetry every day on the radio! Apply skills from literary analysis to famous songs and beautiful lyrics with a lesson about literary devices. As class...
On Target: Strategies to Help Readers Make Meaning through Inferences
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here's a resource that explicitly teaches, models, and provides readers with opportunities to practice the process of drawing inferences from text. Packed with strategies elementary, middle, and high school teachers can use, the resource...
Comprehension During Independent Reading
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Ideal for a language arts class, literary unit, or independent reading assignment, a set of reading worksheets address a wide array of skills. From poetic elements to nonfiction text features, you can surely find a valuable resource in...
Voices of the Revolution: Challenge Activities (Theme 3)
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Paul Revere, Mercy Otis Warren, James Forten, Henry Knox. The voices of the American Revolution come alive in this enrichment packet designed to challenge learners who have mastered the basic concepts in the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt...
Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
1st - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
Literature Circle Guide: The Sign of the Beaver
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
A thorough, straightforward guide for organizing literature circles in your unit on Elizabeth George Speare's The Sign of the Beaver is both enriching and educational. It includes activities that activate prior knowledge, discussion...
Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension
4th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Wow, a resource that includes over 50 graphic organizers designed for reading comprehension! From story maps and plot elements to character traits and compare and contrast activities, this resource is sure to have the graphic organizer...
Launching Readers Theater Groups: Identifying Passages from Esperanza Rising for Readers Theater that Connect to the UDHR
5th CCSS: Designed
Teach young readers how to compare two texts and select passages that exemplify a specific theme with Lesson 6 from Unit 3. Begin by modeling how an expert reader selects examples from a text, performing a think aloud on how Article 2 of...
First Come the Zebra Teacher’s Guide
1st - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAccompany a reading of First Come the Zebra written and illustrated by Lynne Barasch with a teacher's guide equipped with before reading, vocabulary, and after reading activities. Additional social studies, science, music, art, math, and...
Writing About Literature: Comparing and Contrasting Characters in Heidi
5th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewScholars read excerpts from the story, Heidi, in a three-part assessment that focuses on comparing and contrasting characters. Each part contains three tasks that challenge learners to discuss, answer comprehension questions,...
Where the Red Fern Grows: Question Answer Response Strategy
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat makes a good question? Middle schoolers explore the use of questioning through QAR, the question answer response strategy, while reading Where the Red Fern Grows. They learn about the four types of questions: right there, think and...
Making Inferences – Use Your Mind to Read!
2nd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow can you tell if someone is happy? The lesson works with elementary and middle school scholars to activate their schema and pay attention to details to make inferences in their daily lives, poetry, and other literature. Cleverly...
Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Of the many roles he played, Benjamin Franklin most wanted to be remembered as B. Franklin, Printer. Learners of all ages find out more about this amazing man through the activities included in the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Guide.