Literature Summary Sheet
In this writing a summary activity, students read the assigned chapter for the day and then write 2 to 3 paragraphs summarizing the chapter.
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Frindle: A Guiding Reading Unit
Guide your class through a reading of the popular children's book, Frindle, with this comprehensive literature unit. Starting with a brief introduction to the guided reading process, the class goes on to read the story two chapters at a...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Descriptive Language and Theme
Get ready to explore themes with a session rich in modeling that includes both worksheets and an assessment recording sheet. The class completes a pre-assessment to determine their understanding of theme and how to identify it. They read...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Comparing and Contrasting
Teach your third graders to compare and contrast literary elements in two different works on related topics. A pre-assessment activity asks young readers to identify story elements such as character, setting, plot, and main idea. Pairs...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Literature Study Guide: The Life of Frederick Douglass
In this literature guide worksheet, students complete a study guide for a book about the life of Frederick Douglass, completing a reading schedule, assignments given for each chapter, vocabulary activities and comprehension questions....
5th - 6th English Language Arts
“THE LORAX” by Dr. Seuss
Few children's books convey the message of conservation as well as Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Read the story aloud, emphasizing the interconnectedness of plants and animals in an ecosystem and discussing different ways people can help the...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sarah, Plain and Tall - Intro to Literature Circle jobs
Students read a book with each student having a specific job for the class. In this literature lesson, students read Sarah, Plain and Tall over 10 days, dividing up responsibilities for each student to make sure everyone understands the...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts