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Loser, by Jerry Spinelli, tells the story of a good hearted boy who is often clueless about how his behaviors are seen by others. It spans his childhood, first through sixth grade. An excellent book for discussion and writing opportunities. The unit includes comprehension questions, writing prompts and vocabulary activities.
Reading comprehension, activities, and an approach to writing elements such as narrator/audience, character traits, and foreshadowing, that will help your students go beyond the plot as readers and develop their own writing skills. Includes information on Michelangelo and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This 16 page super unit is a perfect enhancement to E.L. Konigsburg's Newberry Medal Winner.
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
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
An 8 page study unit for Ron Roy's A-Z Mystery, The Absent Author. Includes reading comprehension questions, matrix chart, venn diagram and story map activities, writing prompt. Common Core: ELA: Reading Literature: RL.5.3