This teaching packet contains a ready-made packet of activities to use throughout the novel, Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson.
The activities included in this unit require students to think critically, return to the text, and analyze the literature and author’s writing style.
You can use the packet as a part of a whole class instruction, literature circles, or as an independent novel study. Everything is planned and ready for you to teach.
Table of Contents:
-CHAPTER ONE-THREE: Figurative Language Hunt
-CHAPTER FOUR: Writing Response about the special place of Terabithia that is created/ IIlustration of Terabithia
and Ch 1-4 Literature Discussion Questions
-CHAPTER FIVE: Character words and actions (and how others react/respond) chart
-CHAPTER SIX: Comprehension Response
-CHAPTER SEVEN: Inferring through figurative language and why it is used
-CHAPTER EIGHT: Drawing Conclusions and Inferring character actions chart
-CHAPTER NINE: Main Idea and details using the chapter title
-CHAPTERS 5-9 discussion questions
-CHAPTER TEN: reaction and response to the pivotal moment
-CHAPTER ELEVEN: Choice activity (chart about Jess's feelings or diary entry)
-CHAPTER TWELVE: Significant moment quote (students provide reaction and response)
-CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Stages of Grief (and examples from the text)
Chapters 10-13: Discussion questions and response
End of Novel: Theme connection
Illustrate new cover of novel