Everything you need for a novel study on Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman! There are many ways to use these resources. Copy as an entire packet, or copy pages individually. Perfect for a small book club or the whole class! Inside you will find:About the Author Research ActivityKWL Chart - Tornad
This is a literature unit for Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman Literature Unit. There are 29 pages as follows:
Page 1 - Cover
Page 2 - Cover Option
Page 3 - Setting Map Activity
Page 4-6 - Ch. 1-2 Review Questions and Answer Key
Page 7 - Character Sketch
Page 8-10 - Ch. 3-4 Review Questions an
This download includes over 30 graphic organizers to accompany the text, an end of the book test, and 2-3 literature response log questions to accompany each chapter. I typically print front-back copies of the literature response logs and then pick and choose through the graphic organizers, dependin
This PowerPoint is to introduce the novel "Night of the Twisters" by Ivy Ruckman. It's a story based on true events when multiple tornadoes occurred in Nebraska in 1980. The PowerPoint includes a map of Nebraska, a map tracking the REAL tornadoes paths in town, a Fujita Scale and photos from 1980.
This 14-day novel study was designed to be taught for 45min-1 hour each day. Objectives, vocabulary words, questions, and a suggested fluency task are included for each chapter. Also included are some writing prompts and student handouts. I wrote this novel study to support our 5th grade IB weath
2 activities to be used at the beginning of "Night of the Twisters"
1. Tornado Art Activity - In this activity each student needs 1 pipe cleaner and sheet of Manila paper. Students turn a tornado into SOMETHING else. Students must also focus on Main Idea and Details of their master piece.
This plot graph is presented in landscape view. This worksheet has a staircase pattern that moves from the bottom left to the upper right of the paper. Beginning at the bottom left of the page, students will number each major event in the literary work and write a short description of the event. Lin
Everything you need to use Ivy Ruckman's award winning novel, "Night of the Twisters" effectively in your classroom! A no-prep, teacher friendly standards based interactive notebook literature guide with follow-up reading response questions for every chapter as well as vocabulary, writing projects,
Excellent resource for teachers or aides doing guided reading or a novel study. Perfect for a substitute to continue your lesson plan; the guide contains enough information for the sub not to have read the novel. The product includes chapter summaries, specific questions, open-ended questions, vocab
Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman
Night of the Twisters Teaching Guide
This 33 page resource for teaching Ivy Ruckman's action-packed story has two components.
Night of the Twisters Chapter-by-Chapter Objective Tests
First is A SERIES OF OBJECTIVE TESTS THAT CHECK FOR BASIC STORY COMPREHENSIO
Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman
Night of the Twisters Whole Book Test
The set of 50 matching-style questions covers the whole book and checks for basic comprehension.
The test does NOT require story interpretation, but it DOES require a detailed FACTUAL KNOWLEDGE of the plot, events, charac
Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman Novel Study: Digital Resource for Google Slides™ or Google Classroom™GO DIGITAL! PERFECT FOR DISTANCE LEARNING!Works with independent reading, reading groups, book clubs, and read-aloud. This product can be used in 1:1 classroom or on desktop computers as a sta
"Night of the Twisters" by Ivy Ruckman is a high-interest, fast-paced novel that appeals to a wide variety of students. Changing the way you teach a novel can be a challenge but not with this reading response unit by the Classroom Fairy. Focus on important events and details, major/minor character
This novel unit for Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman will save hours of prep for literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the vocabulary focus builds word knowledge and academic vocabulary.This no
Expand you students' understanding of Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman when you use these end-of-book discussion cards and extension activities! Some pages in this product are offered in several formats to accommodate various teaching styles. Ideas for implementation are included to assist tea
This is a novel study for Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman. Includes printable and digital versions. 48 pages of student work, plus an answer key! This novel study divides Night of the Twisters into six sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11
Before beginning to read the novel "Night of the Twisters" by Ivy Ruckman, my class watches several short vidoes about tornadoes, tornado safety, etc. We also create a bar graph plotting the number of tornadoes that occurred in Texas in 2011. This is a great way to grab their interest.
This novel unit covers the book The Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman. It includes a student packet complete with comprehension questions and vocabulary, teacher key, rubrics, student activities, detailed lesson plans for 14 days, presentation ideas (including power point), writing prompts, and
These are test questions for the book Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman. My higher leveled readers and GATE students for third grade have done this assignment, but it would be good for fourth grade and fifth.
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This is a HUGE literature unit for the book, "Night of the Twisters", by Ivy Ruckman. It is a great novel to use while studying weather in science or during a survival theme.
This unit includes many different activities and options, including:
- Short answer comprehension questions
- Short answer
Here is everything you need for a novel unit on NIGHT OF THE TWISTERS by Ivy Ruckman. This can be used for a whole class read aloud, book club, or guided reading. Hope you enjoy the book!!
Here is what comes with this novel unit:
Discussion Questions for All Chapters
Book Cover Ideas