The Glass Castle Teacher's Bundle includes 15 activities and the unit plan listed below. For specific details about each activity, please click and reference individual items in our store. This is a comprehensive bundle that will get you through the entire memoir with engaging activities and writing
Everything you need to teach the high-interest, inspirational memoir The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls!
- Pacing Guide to help you integrate this wealth of resources
- 65 page PowerPoint with summaries of readings, key quotations, and skill and activity directions
- Student pac
This fun ocean-themed printable is great for reviewing addition and subtraction word problems. All the problems contain operations within 20, but if you're looking for something more challenging for your students, here's a link to a pack with 2 and 3 digit operations:
Full Ocean Word Problem Pack
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls book and movie resources. I teach The Glass Castle in my classroom every quarter, because I've never had a student who did not like it and connect with it in some way. I've had great success with it, and am now offering my 40-page packet that includes:
For the b
Castles and Knights will help your preschool or kindergarten students learn, understand, and practice using the terms used when talking about Medieval Times, castles, knights, and princesses. It also will provide you with resources to make your unit come to life. By integrating social studies and no
Who doesn't love Castles and Knights? It is a perfect topic for kids of all ages!
Most elementary teachers are more comfortable and knowledgeable with theme topics, so I have decided to create STEM challenge packs based on specific ones, like castles and knights
This engineering challenge activit
Castle in the Attic contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 5 – 6. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response questions, and lessons on writing informational texts.
You will find the following in this unit plan:
Medieval CASTLE Art Geometry
FUN Activity with Rubric and Tons of Sample Photos
Explore Area and Perimeter
This geometry activity goes great with Harry Potter, The Tale of Despereaux, or similar fantasy themed units.
Let your students be creative and apply what they have learned about Measurement,
This comprehensive test will gauge readers' understanding of the story's basic elements and details. There are 100 test questions, each with four answer choices. Answer key is included.
The test questions move in chronological order of the book, and there is at least one question from each section
Drawing buildings can be a challenge. Use the clever techniques in this 37-page PDF to turn every child into a budding architect.
The templates provide the basic outline of the THREE architectural structures so that the students can spend more time developing the fun details. Templates provide conf
This 3 part, 37 page package contains the following:
The first section is an easy to read, illustrated booklet (21 pages) that covers the 3 main types of castles in the Middle Ages:
Motte and Bailey Castles;
and, Concentric Castles.
It also covers:
Special Features of Castles
The noun and verb game sort is an excellent way to allow your students to practice identifying nouns and verbs. I have found that students can get nouns and verbs confused when they are not learning specifically about them. For example, I was teaching about subject-verb agreement and all of sudden t
The Castle in the Attic
This is a novel study for The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop. 48 pages of student work, plus an answer key!
This novel study divides The Castle in the Attic into six sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-
Share this simple story to help your students remember basic capacity equivalents. It's such a fun and memorable way to reinforce this basic concept. I am always amazed at how well the students remember this trick for converting units of standard capacity.
Included in this file is the story to share
A set of 10 printables that show the many features of a castle. With a title page, each printable reveals an illustration and information about a specific feature of a castle built in the middle ages/ medieval times. Will accommodate the class topic on castles in many ways!
Buy this resource in a B
Use this alphabet mat with a cookie sheet and button magnets. Use a white paint pen and write letters on the magnets. You can match capital to capital or capital to lowercase, depending on your child's ability. Lay the magnet on the cookie sheet and match the letters.
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I use this resource as a culminating activity for a unit on teaching basic facts about castles. This product will reinforce your social studies lesson on castles., fairy tales, or shapes.
-Foldable activity “If I lived in a castle, I would….
-Color word activity
-Create a Castle using
Jack and Annie head into a haunted castle to complete Merlin's mission. This is a ready-to-use, complete set of comprehension questions for Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve Magic Tree House book #30. Comes with an answer key for every chapter.
There are 2 different page formats. One with lines so stude
This unit is all about the Middle Ages and medieval times! There are 10 mini-units: Feudalism, Everyday Life, Occupations, Armor/Weapons/Heraldry, Becoming a Knight, Feasts and Tournaments, Castles, Castles Under Attack, Religion, and The Black Death. Each unit includes a page of informational te
This huge bundle includes weeks and weeks of lessons to engage and challenge high school readers and writers of all levels and abilities.
***46-slide PowerPoint (editable)
***Common Core-aligned Step-by-Step Unit Plan with: detailed daily lessons, do nows, homework, discussion & writing prom
Everything you need to use this novel effectively in your classroom! A no-prep standards based interactive notebook literature guide with follow-up reading response questions for every chapter as well as vocabulary, writing projects, activities and enrichment projects. Teacher friendly engaging les
This french activity book about knights includes:
- A glossary on the theme of castles and knights
- Writing activities
- A text on castles
- A text comprehension
- Word maths problems
- Magic Coloring
- And more!
Ce cahier d'activités sur le thème des chevaliers comporte:
This power point is the compainion to the Gallon Castle printable in my store.
It walks students through the story of Capacity Kingdom (In the land of capacity kingdom stood Gallon Castle. There lived two queens...). This is an alternative to gallon man as way to remember the units of capacity.
This newly updated 60 piece knight clip art set includes:
2 girl knights wearing silver
2 boy knights wearing black
2 color knights on horses
2 color knights on dragons
2 horses in costume
3 color castles, color vary
6 color flying dragon
1 baby dragon
5 color shields or breast plates
5 color fl
This printable is fun and memorable way to learn the conversions between gallons, quarts, pints, and cups. Students follow the directions to complete a diagram using crayons or markers, and then fill in the capacity conversion chart.
Great introduction to a capacity unit using a fairy tale theme.
This is a novel study I created to accompany Mary Pope Osborne's "Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve." The study addresses several common core standards which are listed on the second page in the preview. Each page (one chapter per page) has 3-4 vocabulary words that the students must define using contex
Castle Craft - Paper Bag Student have fun creating this castle to go along with a Castle Themed Unit or fairy tale. Use for an art center activity or during indoor recess.
Design your own castle using pattern. Brown paper lunch bags are needed for this craft.
Color and black and white tag options.
A set of 18 printable fact cards that give fun and interesting facts about castles. Teachers also have the option to use this set as a vocabulary word wall as each fact card has a keyword heading related to the fact and topic. Great for classes learning about the middle ages/ medieval times!
This place value game pack includes differentiated games to meet the needs of each student in your classroom. The games are aligned with the Common Core Standards for grades 1-2. Once you have leveled your students into math groups, they can play their leveled game in their math station, small gui
This product contains 7 one-page reading passages covering topics including architects and engineers, castles, cathedrals, siege engines, and peasant huts in the Middle Ages. Activities, review game, worksheet and teacher’s key are all included. This product is perfect for SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, enr
This is a unit to go along with the 1st grade Treasures Reading Unit 6, Week 5 - Sand Castle. This unit includes word cards for the vocabulary words, spelling words, and high frequency words. There is also a story comprehension game, skill posters, oy/oi I Have - Who Has game, vocabulary word cube,
Quick! Grab a Lesson--Castles
This new series was made to help diminish the amount of time it takes to prep and plan mini lessons and guided reading lessons. Each of these packets come with three differentiated readers and response pages to help your students. They also include vocabulary builders,
Drill and practice can be so boring! However, it is necessary for habituating the correct sound, so why not make it fun? When children are engaged they learn. These hidden pictures hit the nail on the head for keeping students attending and enjoying articulation practice. I know you and your stude
Voici un ensemble complet pour l'enseignement du thème médiéval adapté pour le préscolaire et le1er cycle! Cet ensemble comprend l'affichage et les activités pour organiser vos centres.
24 étiquettes mots en deux formats
des activités de numératie
un atelier de dénombrement
Castles in the Sand!
This is a beach themed set of math centers, focusing on missing addends. This activity is designed for a small group activity, center, or interventions. It is appropriate for a school or homeschooled setting. It is designed for Kindergarten, 1st grade, interventions, or for
Surface Area & Volume - Surface Area & Volume - Unit 11: Surface Area and Volume of a Castle FREEBIE!
This is the FREE Composite Three-Dimensional Figure Activity for a High School Geometry Class.
In it students are given a "sand castle" like drawing that is composed of prisms, cones, cyli
Here is a great activity set to assist you and your students while reading A-Z Mysteries: The Castle Crime. The set includes the following:
*Tourist Attraction Sheet: Students can complete a basic reseach on one of London's famous tourist attractions.
*Story Map Graphic Organizer
Castles: A Nonfiction Close Reading Activity is a nonfiction passage describing the traditional European castle from the Middle Ages. This excerpt was written for students to practice text analysis on a slightly more difficult, technical passage. It is designed in such a way that students should be
Castle in the Attic: a 3-week no prep Castle in the Attic novel study
Castle in the Attic is a great fantasy that hooks readers into a fantasy world where their toys come to life. This product contains foldable novel study trifolds for the book Castle in the Attic. Designed to be used whole-class,
Everything you need for a novel study on The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop! There are many ways that you can use these resources. You can copy as an entire packet or you can copy pages individually! This can be for a small book club, or for the whole class!
Inside you will find:
Comprehensive questions for before, during, and after reading. Build-A-Castle Craftivity, Coat of Arms Activity, Fact Tracker Backpack Craftivity, Knights and Castles Book Study Bookmarks, and more. Great as a group nonfiction book study or as an independent reading project. Pair with the Magic Tree
Over 45 pages of new, enriched and creative ideas for preschool, kindergarten, daycares and home schools.
Circle time: 6 Songs and poems and 5 group activities and background about how people lived in medieval times
Crafts: 10 exciting crafts for the children to make during the week.
This activity focuses on comparing and contrasting 2 items. The items are on the left and right side of each castle. Students write/tell how the items are different on each side (contrast) and write/tell how they are the same (compare) in the center of the castle. The cards are big enough that stude
With everything that we have to cover in a school year, an interdisciplinary project just makes sense. This resource meets expectations Social Studies, Arts and Language Arts.
I use this resource as a culminating activity for my Medieval Times unit. Students are to build a castle that represent
The Enchanted Castle-
Genies and wizards and witches! Oh, my! A storytelling activity that will have your students begging for more! Students love Drama!
Let me share my years of experience and my wealth of knowledge in the successful exploration of adding DRAMA to your class curriculum!
Use this royal theme to cast a learning spell on your new students. Most all of the products have been updated for all that enter into your kingdom!
HARLEQUIN TAGS FOR EVERYTHING to keep you and your students beautifully organized.
Prince and Princess Desk Name Tags
Recently updated! (3/23/14)
A complete study guide for "The Glass Castle" by Jeanette Walls.
You have the option of 1) using a ready to print PDF with a sleek modern design and graphics or 2) using a customizable word document or pages publication to make it fit your needs.
I have questions for
20 high quality graphics for personal and commercial use!
-each image comes in png and jpeg format
-ALL blacklines are included
These castles were a request from a blog friend. Use them in your creations for fairytales, history, or just for fun. I've included 10 different castles, 5 of which con
ACROSS THE DRAWBRIDGE!
This lesson plan and diagram is for a large group physical education class game called "Storm the Castle". It is a fast paced, high energy CHASING, FLEEING, DODGING AND TAGGING game. Students attempt to steal treasure form the other team's castle while trying to protect their
This art sub plan requires little to no prep. It would be perfect for an emergency absence. Students are captivated by castles. Their imaginations soar dreaming about the romance of medieval times. In this lesson, they will learn about castles from medieval Europe, including the exterior architec