This creative writing activity is based upon the 14 mysterious pictures of Harris Burdick "compiled" by Chris Van Allsburg.
Students will use their iPad, iPod, Smart Phone or other device to access these amazing illustrations using a QR code. They will use Question Stems from Bloom's Taxonomy to
Before reading activity for "The Great Rat Hunt" by Laurence Yep. This activity includes a quick write activity before beginning the story. As an added bonus, the quick write includes a class survey!The survey allows the student to conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a se
This background building unit is for the excellent novel, The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, suitable for 4th grade through 8th. It is intended for use before beginning to read the novel to build background. Students are either assigned or select a background topic and complete