Fish in a Tree will make your students realize that people who learn differently are some of the most talented people they will ever meet.Included:17 Writing Prompts:→ Assess student comprehension→ Requires students to use important skills: summarizing, characterization, cause and effect, figurative
This is a format that I have used for several writing assignments in my classroom. It's great for writing fiction or nonfiction and includes graphic novel pages. I love to make a variety of copies and let the students assemble their own books however they'd like! They love publishing their work in o
Hey teacher friends!Are your writers ready for something fun and new? Challenge them to write a novel in just 6 weeks and see them write more than you ever thought possible! Included in this unit is everything you will need to teach 5th graders how to write a novel – no mess no fuss! Included in
Students are finding such joy from reading graphic novels and comics. This packet was designed to bring that same joy and enthusiasm into your writing centers. In this pack, you will notice that I have provided you with a few different things.
-Comic templates with characters on th
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt Novel Study contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) for grades 4-6. This comprehensive printable unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes/chapter questions, constructed response writing prompts, skill practice, and language ar
Hi teacher friends!Are your writers ready for something fun and new? Challenge them to write a novel in just 6 weeks and see them write more than you ever thought possible! Included in this unit is everything you will need to teach 6th graders how to write a novel – no mess no fuss! Included in this
Hey teachers!Are your 4th graders ready for something fun and new? Challenge them to write a novel in just 6 weeks and see them write more than you ever thought possible! Included in this unit is everything you will need to teach your writers how to write a novel – no mess no fuss!Included in this u
Looking to engage your college-obsessed juniors and seniors? Try this creative project you can use with any novel.
In this packet you’ll find the handouts you need to guide students through a unique adaptable ELA project in which a literary character fills out a brag sheet, chooses colleges of int
After reading the novel, Wonder, your students will have fun creating this agamograph. They can also compare and contrast the book with the movie or write a short summary of what they read.
You will receive 6 JPG Printables: 2 Colored Character Options Agamograph, 2 B/W Character Options Agamogra
This To Kill a Mockingbird bundle includes the following:• a 75-page writing unit focusing on presenting text evidence to support a claim• a novel quizzes package that includes 8 quizzes spanning all chapters (w/ answer keys)• a close read of a Martin Luther King Jr. letter focusing on contrast, ima
The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart is about a young girl who overcomes a dramatic change in her life and tremendous self-doubt. By working at something she's passionate about, she discovers that she is a strong, confident, powerful girl who helps enemies become friends.Included:12 Writing Prompts→ O
This product from Chez Nathalie teaches students how to write a newspaper article using the Hatchet novel by Gary Paulsen. The different parts of an article are described in detail as well as how to insert interviews into an article. An example of an article is provided based on the first few chapte
If you Give a... Writing Graphic Organizer - Narrative Writing Organizer. Students can expand the way they write by showing, not telling. Each year, I use the book If You Give a Pig a Pancake By: Laura Numeroff and make pancakes for my students (3rd-5th grade). We do this on the last day before a b
This is a step-by-step guide for students for writing a news report. Based on the novel Crabbe by William Bell. Activities include: choosing a headline, 5Ws, direct and indirect quotes, writing a rough draft and a good copy.
While reading a dystopian novel, students engage in analyzing characteristics of the genre and responding to the novel with written prompts and activities. For the summative assessment, students will develop their own original dystopian short story. This 12-page packet includes the following:1. char
Use this collaborative assignment to add to any study of Fish in a Tree! At the end of the project, you will have a beautiful poster (or two) to remember what was learned during the novel study! As always, I am happy to help you and constantly updating my products! The final poster will be 30 x 40 i
Get your students to analyze and evaluate what they read (in class and independently!) by having them write a critical book/novel review! With this resource, students learn to appropriately summarize the text, analyze the text for theme, and critique the author's style, pacing, characterization, plo
Dear teachers,This is a How to Write a Character Analysis graphic organizer (with subheadings to guide you and your students). This resource is made to help you during literary analysis and novel study. I made this resource for character analysis with my students. It is important for students to kno
Hey, teacher friends!Are your students ready for something interactive, challenging, and FUN? Learning how to write a novel can be scary and frustrating, but this unit study breaks down each and every step for you! Coming from a published author myself, this unit is easy peasy lemon squeezy, and ver
Your students will analyze characters and understand their points of view through a variety of high interest, engaging writing activities that can be used with any novel or story. They will begin by exploring character traits and applying them to characters before learning about the R.A.F.T. planni
This is a book study of Level 13 A Slacker Novel, by award-winning author Gordon Korman. It is a sequel to the novel Slacker.The inside cover of the book says:"Cameron Boxer, king of the slackers, has finally found something worth his time. By gaming online he can find both fame AND fortune--especia
This could be an "emergency" classroom activity or formal writing assignment produced out of class. (Also could be suitable as collaborative presentation.)
Document presents poems by Claude MacKay, Langston Hughes, and Paul Lawrence Dunbar. Writing assignment asks students to connect characters in
This poster project is perfect to use as a novel study of the book Fish in a Tree. As the students read this piece of literature they can create their poster and include the author, illustrator, genre, setting, point of view, character traits, protagonist, antagonist, plot diagram, and the problem a
Are your students ready to write novels? Then this is the interactive (with activities) PowerPoint to guide them. Seventeen slides tackle plot development, setting, characterization, and publishing. Includes plot line, characteristics chart, visualizing setting, and resources for publishing, as well