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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 book unit on The BFG by Roald Dahl includes comprehension questions, writing activities and graphic organizers. Excellent shared reading. Use this unit with differentiated activities and additional organizers on abcteach!
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
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
This unit can be used to enhance lessons with Judith Viorst's "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day". Adjective matching, a word search, thoughtful questions prompts, and more.