Take your students on a journey into characterization as they explore the fantasy world of Garlok the Terrible in this five story bundle. Each story features a specific reading comprehension skill, with an overall focus on characterization.
Each product in this bundle includes:
•A “Legends of Garlok” short story
•A student response page
•A teacher guide
•A printable PDF version and a PDF for student digital use
Stories included in this bundle:
•The Legends of Garlok: Vacation Property
- Students practice describing characters and setting as they are introduced to Garlok the Terrible. Garlok fancies himself the terror of the countryside, but what's a magnificent dragon to do when he finds himself all alone in his mountain fortress?
•The Legends of Garlok: Toothless
- Students compare and contrast characters. It's showtime for Garlok- a hero has finally arrived! But things don't go quite according to plan, for either of them!
•The Legends of Garlok: The Tallest Tower
-Generate class discussion as students analyze characters that could fit in multiple categories. Is Garlok a protagonist or antagonist, a hero or villain? Garlok’s tallest tower is his pride and joy, but it’s been empty for years. What happens when he finds himself with a handful of uninvited guests?
•The Legends of Garlok: Fire, Fire, Burning Blight
-Help your students make predictions and synthesize new information in this tale with a twist! Students can use text-to-text connections from other Garlok legends to help them make a more accurate prediction of what is to follow. The time has come for Garlok to terrorize once more! But he’s in for a surprise when he reaches his target.
•The Legends of Garlok: Birds of a Feather
-Students will practice using context clues, parts of speech, word clues, and the dictionary to expand their vocabulary. Sometimes a dragon needs some time alone. Garlok flies off in search of some and winds up getting the opposite in a most unexpected way.
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