Our new "first sentence" series asks the question: "You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence?"
With these simple worksheets, each containing a different sentence from a classic story, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
Look for more "first sentence" prompts every week!
Studying snakes? Daniel Mannix's spine-chilling story is a great way to enhance a snake unit...especially in combination with this fantastic 15 page unit, featuring "cause and effect" practice, story sequencing, figurative language, vocabulary development, and more. Caution: This story may be hard to find.
Reading the Magic Tree House series? Use this unit to enhance your reading! A book report form, writing prompt, and grammar review to go with one (or several) books, as well as math, alphabetical order, and punctuation practice to go with the series.
Write and illustrate an alternate version (or a faithful rendition) of the Three Pigs. Following directions, practicing word sounds, reading comprehension, basic graph skills, and more are included in this engaging multitask unit.
Formatted like a standardized test, this 11 page document tests reading comprehension, prefixes and suffixes, and more. these are approximately skills tested in fourth grade, although state standards vary widely.
Combining critical thinking and comprehension skills with a strong student-driven approach to the different types of intelligence, this double unit is a fantastic enhancement for Daniel Keyes' modern classic tale of intelligence gained and lost. This is one of many book lessons on our member site.
abcteach has an ever-widening selection of book units, specially designed to enhance student reading, with comprehension (story sequencing) and vocabulary building (word scrambles, crossword puzzles) exercises.
Our fairy tale units are perfect for elementary grades.
abcteach has an ever-widening selection of book units,
specially designed to enhance student reading, with
comprehension (story sequencing) and vocabulary building
(word scrambles, crossword puzzles) exercises.