This book will help students understand the importance of map skills and give them a basic understanding of where they're located in relation to the world. Students will be introduced to the following words:
It's very simple and fun to do with students an
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This 53 page product was created to be used with the book "I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic 1912" by Lauren Tarshis, and is aligned to the Common Core standards. This book is rated a Reading Level 4, but could easily be used at the end of third grade
April 15 marks the anniversary of the Titanic sinking. Teach your students all about this legendary ship. They are bound to be engaged with this timeless story! This packet includes reading and writing activities.
*Titanic Emergent Reader (Color Copy)
*Titanic Emergent Reader (Black and
This unit includes everything you need to put together an informational book on Tennessee's state symbols. This coorelates with the new TN Social Studies standards that are being adopted and implemented for the 2014-2015 school year. Included are 4 different versions of the book to meet the needs and
This 29 page packet is designed for teachers to use with students in grades 4-7 as they read Esperanza Rising . The first page is a bookmark master that may be copied, cut in half, and given to students to keep track of vocabulary words while reading the book and using the student booklet. There is
Step into the storm of century with this Mega-Pack for "I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005" by Lauren Tarshis. This historical fiction is a leveled for 4th grade but could easily be used in 3rd-5th.
This product pack was created to correlate with Common Core Standards and includes:
Lesson Plans (10
Here's a FREEBIE sampler of several of my packets!
These activities include
Show the number in a ten frame worksheet
Draw a picture of the number worksheet
Sight Word TO
Alphabet letter A
Number Recognition Number 5
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I am so excited to share my Scaredy Squirrel unit with you. A few months ago, I had never read a Scaredy Squirrel books. One of my students checked one out of the library and asked if I would read it to the class. We were immediately hooked! I then checked out three more books and we decided that we
Christopher Columbus Day Emergent Reader.
This little reader is perfect to explore Columbus Day with your young readers. The text is simple and repetitive. The pictures are clear and allow young readers to have picture clues.
Sight Words Addressed: I/can/see/the
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Get all entire novel study in one download and save! This 46 page mega-pack includes all the products in the single sets for "I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001" by Lauren Tarshis.
This product download includes:
Reading Comprehension Questions and Answer Keys
Multiple Choice/Short Answe
Practice valuable close reading strategies in your classroom with this fun Greek myth based on King Midas. Students will read a one page story about King Midas and his famous golden touch.
This passage offers ten text dependent reading comprehension questions. Students will practice important readi
No-prep, 5th grade test-prep "true story" reading passages! With this resource, students will read interesting stories about famous people in history that are rarely told. For example students will learn about George Washington's reputation as a strongman and his memorable weightlif
Katie's Trunk American Revolution Mentor Text
This unit was created to go with the book, Katie's Trunk by Ann Turner. It's about a Tory girl and her family right before the American Revolution- giving a different perspective than often taught. The unit includes activities for: inferring, synonyms (c
Dive into "I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916" Mega Pack! This 42 page novel study is the perfect companion to the high-interest historical fiction and includes ALL the components of the individual chapter packs. I have also added a couple of additional bonus extensions! These text are fantastic t
Experience the Japanese tsunami of 2011 with your class as you follow Ben on his miraculous story of survival in "I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011" novel study (book by Lauren Tarshis). This novel is written for a fourth grade reading level but could easily be used in grades 3-5, and with adva
Save on time and your budget with this 47 page "I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg Mega Pack"! Get all the chapter studies in one convenient download.
This product includes:
Reading comprehension questions w/answer keys for each chapter set
Quizzes w/answer key for each chapter set
Set your reading block on fire with this novel study for "I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871" by Lauren Tarshis! This high-interest book series is always a winner with my students. In my classroom, we use the "I Survived" series for book clubs. They can also be used as a whole class or indep
This product is a book companion for Revolutionary War on Wednesday in the Magic Tree House series. Included with this packet is:
1) Comprehension questions for each of the 10 chapters (with answer key)
2) A story map
3) Posters to display in the classroom to help aid student comprehension (George Wa
George Washington's Socks: A 4-week Trifold Novel Study Unit
This product contains foldable novel study trifolds for the book George Washington's Socks. Designed to be used whole-class, small group, or as an individual book study. Each section of the foldable trifold focuses on a di
These questions/activities were developed to go along with My America: Westward to Home Joshua's Oregon Trail Diary. There are 40 open-ended questions divided up according to their dates in the diary. Numerous skill are included such as figurative language, inference, vocabulary, a
Are you looking for a mini book about Cesar Chavez to share with your students? Well, here it is! Print out one copy for you in color, trace the words and laminate it. Then you can make copies for each of your students and have THEM trace the words, read it and even color it.
This book highlights
Give your students a glimpse of life through the eyes of a young, Jewish boy with "I Survived the Nazi Invasion of 1944" by Lauren Tarshis. This Mega~Pack is jam-packed with everything you need to jump into another exciting "I Survived" novel study!
This product download includes:
Lesson Plans (1
Your kids will love to learn about the presidents with fast fact cards. There are 16 facts included for each president. Students can write them in a booklet for handwriting practice, use them to fill out a venn diagram comparison or bubble map. I will use them in Cooperative learning structures in
This unit is best suited for first and second graders. It aligns with common core standards for RLA
Included in this unit:
* 15 page folktale with student follow-up responses
* making words activity
*graphic organizer - show what you have learned
* template for informational writing ( brochure)
Create an explosion of reading excitement with the "I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79" Mega Pack! This novel is written for a fourth grade reading level but could easily be used in grades 3-5, and with advanced 2nd grade readers.
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This unit is suitable for first and second grade students. It focuses on Davy' life on the frontier. It is aligned to common core reading standards for first and second grades.
If you are not familiar with my social studies units please check out some of their reviews before you purchase this unit.
This is a book study for an inspiring true story of the John J. Harvey was a retired New York City fireboat reinstated on September 11, 2001. Originally launched in 1931, the Harvey was the most powerful fireboat of her time. After the September 11 attacks, with fire hydrants at Ground Zero inoperabl
This Sarah Hale Literature Guide is a unit about the life and legacy of Sarah Hale, the single mother of five, composer of Mary Had a Little Lamb, and first female magazine editor, who singlehandedly took on the task of having Thanksgiving declared a national holiday. This unit can stand alone with
* Follows Common Core Standards *
This 31-page booklet-style Book Study / Reading Comprehension is designed to follow students throughout the entire book.
The questions are based on reading comprehension, strategies and skills. This book study is designed
The American Revolution is an important part of American history and is a key staple in many social studies curriculums. This bundle includes trifolds for the Magic Tree House books Revolutionary War on Wednesday (#22) and the nonfiction companion American Revolution.
These fun activities allow stu
Looking for interdisciplinary opportunities that build essential comprehension skills while teaching about important historical events like the Holocaust? These trifolds are made for use with Elly: My True Story of the Holocaust by Elly Berkovits Gross. This book is engaging for stu
No-prep, "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Reading and Writing Interactive Notebook", filled with important biographical events in Dr. Martin Luther King's heroic life. After reading about the important events, students then respond to each event by answering critical thinking questions and taking part in
This non-fiction passage is courtesy of Wikipedia, Simplified English. The passage tells a short history of the Mayflower. Included in the packet are five Common Core Aligned comprehension activities:
*Main Idea & Detail* Students will answer questions about two unfinished Main Idea & Detail
Civil Rights Leaders: Harriet Tubman.
Students will have the opportunity to learn about Civil Rights leaders who have changed our world. They have all stood up for human rights and shown us that everyone can make a difference.
This Free Sample includes all the pa
Do you need a fun way to study folktales and legends? Or are you needing a Native American resource do extend your Native American unit? This product will help you with either of those.
I have used these scripts for the past four years. I have performed these scripts in the classroom and as plays a
This unit is suitable for first and second graders. It was written to allow reading and social studies to be easily integrated in class.
This unit aligns with common core standards.
Included in the unit
* 14 page fictional story with student response activities on each page
*Patterns for Pecos B
by Lauren Tarshis
* Higher-order questions from each chapter (answers included).
* Covers many ELA Common Core Standards.
* Great for citing evidence and engaging students in the text!
* Great for literature circles, whole group, or independent work!
This is a comprehension test plus answer key for Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr. There are thirteen multiple choice questions and two short response questions. There are fifteen questions in all. Created by Jean Martin
NOTE: I also have a
Create an explosion of reading excitement with the "I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980" Mega Pack! This novel is written for a fourth grade reading level but could easily be used in grades 3-5, and with advanced 2nd grade readers.
This 67 page product download includes:
I teach “Night” by Elie Wiesel in ELA when students are learning about WWII and the Holocaust in Social Studies. This is a 25-day unit. I have 75-minute blocks to teach this unit. You may need to adjust the number of days based on how much time you have for each class.
This unit requires close read
Teach Common Core Reading Standards by integrating the study of Paul Revere! The product includes a passage on Paul Revere followed by 3 worksheets to use with the passage. Pick and choose what skills you want to work on or use ALL 3 pages!
What you get:
~ The Paul Revere Reading Passage
This product contains foldable novel study trifolds for the book Hana's Suitcase. Great for cross-curricular connections or a unit on the Holocaust. The story of a young girl's experience during this difficult period of history is interwoven with the story of a Japanese museum director determined to
The earth-shattering action in "I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906" by Lauren Tarshis is sure to keep your students on the edge of their seats and engaged in this historical event! This 48 page novel study is the perfect companion for use with book clubs, literature circles, and/or indep
* Follows Common Core Standards *
This 29-page booklet-style Book Study is designed to follow students throughout the entire book.
The questions are based on reading comprehension, strategies and skills. The book study is designed to be enjoyable and keep
* Follows Common Core Standards *
This 29-page booklet-style Book Study / Comprehension Unit is designed to follow students throughout the entire book.
The questions are based on reading comprehension, strategies and skills. The book study is designed to b
This unit is designed to help students with their comprehension of both the story and the historical concepts in the book. There is a worksheet for each chapter of the book (10 chapters), with a variety of question types to help students inference, connect with the ideas, consider new vocabulary, and