Printable Copies AND Self-Grading Google Forms - The House of Dies Drear, a 150 page Common-Core aligned complete literature guide for the novel by Virginia Hamilton. It is completely printable, but Google links are also provided for paperless activities. Both versions are included with your purchas
The House of Dies Drear, The by Virginia Hamilton
The House of Dies Drear Teaching Guide is a 59-page teaching resource with two components.
1. Objective Tests
The series of objective tests check for basic story comprehension The quizzes (multiple choice, true/false, yes/no) cover the novel ch
I have recently completely revised most (I am still working on some) of my units, adding many more pages that can be used with ANY novel. Therefore, if you would like plans for more than one novel, you should purchase the regular unit plan for the FIRST novel which includes all activities designed s
Everything you need to use Virginia Hamilton's award-winning novel, The House of Dies Drear, 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
I successfully used my discussion cards for Component 3 of National Board Certification in Literacy: Reading – Language Arts / Early and Middle Childhood. :)Rationale for using Discussion Cards:Discussions are guided by students’ responses to what they have read. This approach provides a way for stu
This 114 page product is a differentiated novel study to go along with Virginia Hamilton's novel, The House of Dies Drear~
Included in this novel study are full page review sheets for each chapter (A) as well as a differentiated partner page (B) for each chapter.
The differentiated partner page
The House of Dies Drear lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, 180 Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more. The less
Literary analysis lesson plans for The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton. Includes pacing guide, pre-reading, film essay, activities, reading quizzes, notes, posters, author study, character analysis and discussions. This unit plan contains everything you need to add relevance and rigor to
This is a unit created to cover many of the Common Core Standards for grades 4-8.The following items are included in this product:(1) A PDF file of the unitAlso to help you teach some of the lessons for the unit, I included:(2) A 23-slide PowerPoint on Figurative Language which includes a quiz(3) A
This is a 53 page common-core aligned Quiz and Test Bundle for The House of Dies Drear. It contains one informational test, four chapter quizzes, and a final test. The exact common core standards are listed in the answer key. The multiple choice/matching format is quick and easy to grade.Included
This resource includes the following options:· Printable PDF· Answer boxes for students to complete the activity on a device in Google ClassroomRationale for using Text Evidence and Comprehension packets:This approach provides a way for students to engage in critical thinking and reflection as they
This is a 40 question common-core aligned TEST for the House of Dies Drear. The exact common core standards are listed in the answer key. It is multiple choice/matching for quick and easy grading.Included in this novel guide assessment:24 multiple choice questions - events, story elements, etc. 6
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This purchase contains three character-focused assignments (Character Analysis Packet, Character-Theme Graffiti Table, and a Character Review Project), including multiple opportunities for art and group work. In a given unit, you likely do not have time (nor will students have the interest) in comp
An introductory powerpoint presentation for Virginia Hamilton's classic story, The House of Dies Drear. Includes 10 vocabulary terms for middle level learners, and basic story elements, such as setting and character introductions. Enjoy!
The House of Dies Drear Study Guide contains vocabulary and questions arranged according to grouped chapters of the novel (1-3, 4-11, 12-19).Also included are the following titles: Character Identification and Analysis, Alphabet Story, Book Cover, Comic Book Page, House Sketch, Mr. Pluto Sketch, Wo
The many editions of BOOKMARKS PLUS provide students with essential knowledge of the book: title, author info, publication date, genre, story premise, descriptions of main characters, themes/topics, and setting. Each edition also contains a "Words to Know" section, which students can refer to as the
Finally, a fun way to reinforce the language of literature with small groups or the whole class! This familiar activity will have students actively thinking about the words Virginia Hamilton used to bring the characters of The House of Dies Drear to life. Because students only have to recognize the
NOTE: THIS PRODUCT IS MEANT TO BE USED AFTER STUDENTS READ THE BOOK.
Students solve this puzzle by providing synonyms or antonyms for 25 vocabulary words from THE HOUSE OF DIES DREAR.
Examples of clues:
Calamity (synonym) (Answer: DISASTER)
Pathetic (antonym) (Answer: JOYFUL)
Fun way to learn new
This resource encourages deep-thinking and analysis for The House of Dies Drear between two mediums: text and film. There are two versions of the assignment for differentiation in your classroom. There is a lower level Venn-Diagram graphic organizer to guide student notes and a higher level Film t
This is a fun review game for the students to play to help them study for The House of Dies Drear. Project this up on your board and let the kids play. Category titles are descriptions of the various characters. Students must name that character when choosing a category. This game works well wit
Use pre-reading and post-reading activities to get students making "big picture" connections with this The House of Dies Drear anticipation guide and reflective writing. This purchase includes a two page handout with quotes that relate to the text's theme. Students are asked to respond by indicati
A perfect tool for scaffolding deeper understanding and analysis for The House of Dies Drear! This is my go-to tool for helping students process key details and providing regular reading quizzes without drowning myself in grading.This purchase includes a quote analysis packet for students that cove