Shimmy with My Granny
Fourth graders and teacher read the poem, "My Sparrow Gran" and discuss what or whom the poem is about. They listen again to the story with their eyes closed to visualize Gran and discuss her appearance and what sort of person she is.
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Love That Dog and Hate That Cat Teacher's Guide
This teaching guide for Love That Dog and Hate That Cat includes suggestions for how to integrate Sharon Creech's books into a poetry unit, as well as writing activities, discussion questions, and tips for making poetry accessible to all...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
Performance-Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 4 ELA/Literacy)
Track the progress of your fourth graders' reading and writing skills with this practice Common Core assessment. Based on a collection of six reading passages that include narrative stories, poetry, and a series of informational...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- Granny Torrelli Makes Soup
Fourth graders participate in various literacy activities based on the text, Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, by Sharon Creech. In this literacy lesson plan, 4th graders explore the characters and events in the text. Students demonstrate an...
4th English Language Arts
Magical Musical Tour: Using Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
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...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable