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This source includes activities for reading comprehension and writing to support the text, "Eagle Song" by Joseph Bruchac.
Parent Letter for Independent Reading
Independent Reading Questions
Thought Catcher- Students practice literature skills that spiral through the book
Thought Catcher Rubric- Rubric to assess Thought Catcher at the end of the book
Literature Analysis Writing (Analyzing Characters) - Two prompts and writing organizers to use at the end of the book for modeling literary analysis writing and assessment
RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RL.4.2 Determine a theme of a story from details in the text; summarize the text.
RL.4.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
RL.4.11 Make connections between historical information and narrative texts.
W.4.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
W.4.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W.4.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
W.4.9 Draw evidence from literary texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
a. Apply grade 4 reading standards to literature (e.g. “Describe in depth a character, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions]).