Novel Response "The Night of The Twisters"
In this language arts worksheet, students graph interest in each chapter that is read in the book Night of The Twisters. They use the graph to analyze class opinion of the book.
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Study Guide for Missing May
Use this comprehensive packet to accompany a study of Missing May by Cynthia Rylant. Starting out with a brief author biography and background information about the novel, this guide includes materials to use throughout the entire novel....
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan 2: Good Novel, Bad Novel
What are the characteristics of a good piece of writing? What makes a story interesting? Give your pupils a chance to define the qualities of good novels and what they see as the qualities of bad novels. Class members record these...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Shizuko’s Daughter: Discussion Web
Is Yuki a selfish character? Analyze her motivation and behavior during a unit on Shizuko's Daughter by Kyoko Mori. Readers fill out two sides of a graphic organizer with reasons why or why not she is selfish, and then come up with a...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Problematic Situation
Accompany The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis with this activity instructional activity. Spark a discussion about the story's characters' decision making skills while making inferences and allow learners to connect...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Parrot in the Oven: Response Journal
After completing Chapter 5 of Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida, readers make text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections to Victor Martinez's novel by crafting journal entries addressing comments and questions to characters in...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Cubing Strategy
The toss of a die determines what questions your pupils will answer in this lesson. Learners respond to questions based on Bloom's taxonomy, discussing The Adventures of Tom Sawyer with classmates along the way. They finish by writing up...
7th - 10th English Language Arts