There are so many ways to use these 64 Common Core Aligned Literature Response Cards! Here are some suggestions:
-Use in conjunction with close reading.
Use as writing prompts for reading journals.
-Require students to complete a certain number of
This is a list of 174 different Character Traits. So often when I was teaching I wanted a list of traits so that my students could look at the list while describing characters. This also helps students get to know and understand different character
Tired of Book Reports? Here are 15 engaging and fun Book Projects that you can use with any book! Each project includes a student handout explaining what to do and a grading rubric.
The handouts and rubrics are all formatted the same (with
Chocolate Fever is written by Robert Kimmel Smith. It is equivalent to a 4.8 reading level, but can be used for lower grades as well with the teacher's assistance. This would be a great novel unit for the whole class, or for a reading group.
Banish boring book reports! This fun lapbook resource will create a book report project for ANY novel - use for independent reading projects, literature circles, or whole class novel studies.
This resource contains all the instructions and
Here are 45 literature response activities arranged in five grids of nine activities each to make a Tic-Tac-Toe format. There is also a list of all 45 activities at the end of the document. These can be used with any chapter book and are great for
Creative activities and project ideas for any novel, story, or unit in history. Newly updated with rubrics & additional activities and handouts!
This 41-page bundle contains almost 100 creative student activities to use with any piece of
Reading Comprehension Skills & Strategies Bookmarks
Included are 24 reading comprehension bookmarks for both reading skills and reading strategies. These reading comprehension bookmarks will help your students practice all the good reading
The Hunger Games Literature Guide Novel Teaching Unit Bundle with Lessons Aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - Digital Download
This is a comprehensive literature guide for the entire novel, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. It
UPDATE: 2 Versions are now available!! This resource includes Journal Pages and Mini Lessons for Grades 4+, and NOW also for GRADES 2-3!! Feel free to pick and choose as you see fit!!!
Reading Response Journals are the perfect place for students to
Wonder by R. J. Palacio Novel Study ( Over 120 pages!!)
This novel study includes everything you need to read the book Wonder with your class!
-Pre-reading Writing Activity
-Student Packet Cover
-Chapter Questions (the chapters
Your students will love these 22 "Any Book" literature response printables! They are the perfect, ready-to-use way to keep your students accountable for what they are reading. Just what you need if you use an independent reading program such as
This novel study is for the book "The One in the Middle is a Green Kangaroo. This book is a 2nd grade book (on an independent level), but could be used for younger grades in guided reading, or as a whole group. Upper grades could also benefit from
Common Core Standards Graphic Organizers for Reading Notebooks Grades 6, 7, 8 - Use with Any Fiction & Informational Texts
NEWLY UPDATED! This bundle of organizers has 50 new pages added! Total of 91 organizers, plus 9 bonus pages.
Book Clubs are the perfect way to get your readers reading! Your students will love the choice and autonomy of book clubs. You will LOVE the self-direction, motivation, and authentic reading, writing, and responding to literature that book clubs
This 174 page novel study unit on Wonder by R.J. Palacio contains:
List of Chapter Titles organized by Part 1-8
Book Part Teacher Cheat Sheets
• Vocabulary for book part
• Strategies to Focus On
• Vocabulary for each
NOVEL STUDY PACKAGE - This is a bundle of five of my best-selling novel study products. Everything you need to start an independent novel study, whole class book, or for use during Literature / Reading Circles.
Over 50 pages of classroom ready
Add some depth and complexity to traditional Literature Circles with this complete and ready-to-use resource!
You will be amazed by the level of discussion and critical thinking that will take place among your students. Each Literature Circle role
Add a little fun to your current novel study by turning your students into police officers. This official-looking offense/incident report requires students to collect details from their reading and use real-world writing skills to efficiently report
“What Does the Fox Say?” is such hit with kids right now! Why not use the catchy tune, to engage them in finding text evidence?!
This “Ready-to-Print” product contains 13 reading response printables that require students to pull direct quotes from
Reading Strategies: 8 Posters FREE
Use these bright and colorful posters at centers or to decorate your classroom. A great way to remind students to use their reading strategies!
This is a novel study for Frindle by Andrew Clements. 44 pages of student work, plus an answer key!
This novel study divides Frindle into five sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15.
"To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee literature guide: lessons, tests, and activities created and written by Tracee Orman.
This unit IS included in my To Kill a Mockingbird Teaching Unit & Interactive Notebook Unit Growing Bundle
Because of Winn-Dixie
This is a novel study for Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. 44 pages of student work, plus an answer key!
This novel study divides Because of Winn-Dixie into five sections for study. The chapters are grouped as
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
This is a novel study for Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume. 44 pages of student work, plus an answer key!
This novel study divides Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing into five sections for study. The
The Polar Express Unit
The Polar Express Literature Unit - This 23-page unit can be used in conjunction with The Polar Express book and movie.
Pages included are:
- Polar Express Story Elements
- Asking Questions
Hatchet Book Unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 5 – 8. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response questions, story elements, plus descriptive writing and figurative
Bridge to Terabithia
This is a novel study for Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson. 48 pages of student work, plus an answer key!
This novel study divides Bridge to Terabithia into six sections for study. The chapters are grouped as
Did you know that kids can lose up to 2 reading levels over the summer? What do you do??? You make reading fun, that's what you do! Book clubs are a fun way to get those kiddos reading. This packet is all you need to get successful book clubs
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Book Unit contains activities aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 3 – 6 for the book The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension
This Charlotte's Web novel study unit has it ALL, from reading responses, discussion group questions, vocabulary, writing activities, an end of the book assessment, plus SO much more!
Take a look at all this Charlotte’s Web unit includes.
This is a novel study for Charlotte's Web by E. B. White. 52 pages of student work, plus an answer key!
This novel study divides Charlotte's Web into seven sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-3, 4-6,
This reading and comprehension booklet was created to hold students accountable during their literature circles. This 20 page booklet walks students through the whole process of reading literature, includes many different comprehension activities,
Number the Stars Book Unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core State Standards for grades 3 – 5. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response questions, and lessons on commas and figurative
Enjoy this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through FIVE FULL WEEKS OF LESSONS covering Harper Lee’s classic American novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Everything you’ll need is here; just add a class set of To
*Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing was recently revised. Updates include Common Core State Standards, an answer key for the comprehension questions and improvements to the fonts/layout of the novel study packet.
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing is
Wonder, helps you bring enthusiasm to your common core literacy lessons. Your Wonder novel study lessons will thrive with the interactive notebook style of the flip book. Works great with a read aloud and focus on the Wonder characters. Great
Your students will love this Charlotte's Web literacy unit, and you will love how much is included with this unit. Included in this 114 page unit are:
1. a 45 page Student Literacy Workbook which includes vocabulary words, vocabulary quizzes,
Make your Great Gatsby unit the favorite of the year with this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through FOUR FULL WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSONS covering F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel. Everything you’ll
The Lemonade War is written by Jacqueline Davies. It is equivalent to a 4.1 reading level and is a perfect book to read with 3rd or 4th grade students. This would be a great novel unit for the whole class, or for a reading group and is aligned with
Number the Stars
This is a novel study for Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. 60 pages of student work, plus an answer key!
This novel study divides Number the Stars into nine sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-2, 3-4,
Building reading comprehension skills, like summarizing and making inferences, can be challenging for students. Hatchet is an engaging story that allows you to connect with your readers to develop these skills in an authentic novel study format.
Mouse and the Motorcycle
Looking for a Common Core Aligned, No Prep Pack to teach the book "The Mouse and the Motorcycle?" Look no further!
This novel study contains all that you need! It can be used for guided reading groups, individual
These 45 Literature activity cards are perfect for independent reading. They can be used in addition to comprehension questions and other classroom work. Use at with literature groups, at centers or stations, as homework, or extra credit.
Turn any kid into a bookworm with this fun and academic Book Report Lap Book.
Students will easily create the lapbook shown in the picture by using our simple instructions and handouts.
Click here to check out the video for our Book Report
Enjoy this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through FOUR FULL WEEKS OF LESSONS covering John Steinbeck’s classic novel, Of Mice and Men. Everything you’ll need is here; just add a class set of novels and
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Novel Study
This unit is over 70 pages! Answer key is included.
The unit includes vocabulary words for students to look up and write the definitions and worksheets for students to fill in the blank with a vocab.
Looking for a Common Core Aligned, No Prep Pack to teach the book The Chocolate Touch? Look no further!
This packet contains all that you need! It can be used for guided reading groups, individual reading, partner discussions, a whole class
Who doesn't love seeing a child enjoy reading? This pack gives students an opportunity to create and respond to a variety of daily prompts after reading at home. It includes 5 weeks of prompts to use to supplement at-home reading.
Stone Fox: this novel study packet has it all, from reading responses, to discussion group questions, vocabulary cards, writing activities, a comprehensive end of the book assessment, plus SO much more!
Take a look at all this Stone Fox unit
Tired of grading endless stacks of essays? Want to lighten your grading load while still having students write and receive meaningful feedback on their work? The answer is to host this writing competition.
Students enter their writing into a series
*The BFG was recently revised. Updates include an answer key for the comprehension questions and improvements to the fonts/layout of the novel study packet.
The BFG by Roald Dahl
The BFG is an amazing novel by Roald Dahl about a little girl