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.
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!
The pages for this book unit include: a pre-reading writing about caring, loving and giving; five comprehension questions that require brief written response; two supported examples of personification; identification of themes with supporting evidence; a post-reading activity; a word search of vocabulary terms; and answer keys (8 pages)
"Read one page of a book. Raise one finger for each word on the page that you donít know." Simple instructions for categorizing books by difficulty, from "easy to read" to "too hard". Four bookmarks per page.
This list features books at a variety of levels, each set in one of the fifty states. From "Bird" (set in Alabama) to "Hope Was Here" (Wyoming), this book list will help students "read across America".
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.