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  • Enhances Christopher Paul Curtis's historical novel (winner of the Newbery Prize) with event sequencing and a cloze comprehension exercise.
  • This unit takes a different approach to Grimm. Starting with a straight reading of six stories (available in one download on abcteach), the unit then addresses deeper meanings (What does Cinderella's shoe symbolize?), and finishes with a humorous approach (what would a social worker say about Hansel and Gretel?)
  • The texts for six of Grimm's stories (The Frog King, Bearskin, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, King Thrushbeard, and Cinderella), translated into English from the original German. Available to accompany our "Grimm Stories" unit, or just for entertaining reading.
  • Chapter-by-chapter comprehension and writing prompts to accompany Elizabeth George Speare's Newbery Award-winning story of growing friendship and respect between two boys: a white settler and a Native American.
  • Review comprehension for Avi's historical fiction novel of a teen stowaway on a clipper ship in the 1800s. This book was a 1991 Newbery Honor book.
  • Chapter-by-chapter comprehension and vocabulary work to enhance Christopher Paul Curtis' Newbery winning (2000) story of a boy's search for his father.
  • Vocabulary, short answer comprehension, and essay questions to review Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story of growing up among pirates.
  • This book unit is based on Dr. Seuss' book, The Sneetches. It addresses diversity, equality and tolerance. The unit includes comprehension questions, pre- and post-writing activities as well as a rhyming word lesson.

  • Use this page to divide portfolio categories or for a notebook cover.
  • Comprehension questions and short answer writing prompts to review Natalie Babbitt's popular story of a family that doesn't age.
  • Review Walter Dean Myer's story of a World War II soldier, from the "My Name is America" series. Includes story sequencing, multiple choice comprehension questions, grammar review, and more. Common Core:ELA: Reading Literature: RL.5.3

  • A reading comprehension biography about Dickens, followed by activities like "Write Your Own Christmas Carol" and "Match the Quote to the Book" and more.
  • "What tasks must the hero accomplish?" This page of questions can be applied to almost any fantasy/adventure book. An excellent checklist for book reports, these questions are also a good way to check student comprehension.
  • Vocabulary and comprehension exercises enhance the book by Helen Frost.