This is a 4 page template for a literature circles journal, applying the collaborative skills of the speaking and listening standards. Structured dialogue is key. Teacher instructions are included as well as pages to be completed by members of the literature circle.
Students will read and study the author's point of view from a book he/she has read. Assignment for writing in the first person on a topic of their choice.Common Core: ELA - RL5.6, RL4.6
This unit contains vocabulary, comprehension and writing activities for the book, The Magic School Bus: a Hurricane by Joanna Cole. Common Core RL.4.1, RL. 4.4, W 4.1 RL5.4, W.5.1
This unit contains vocabulary, comprehension and writing activities for the book; The Magic School Bus: Explores the Senses by Joanna Cole. Common Core: RL.4.1, RL.4.4, W.4.1, RL5.4, W.5.1