Egypt or Halloween Spooky Read Aloud House on Hackman's Hill

Egypt or Halloween Spooky Read Aloud House on Hackman's Hill
Egypt or Halloween Spooky Read Aloud House on Hackman's Hill
Egypt or Halloween Spooky Read Aloud House on Hackman's Hill
Egypt or Halloween Spooky Read Aloud House on Hackman's Hill
Egypt or Halloween Spooky Read Aloud House on Hackman's Hill
Egypt or Halloween Spooky Read Aloud House on Hackman's Hill
Egypt or Halloween Spooky Read Aloud House on Hackman's Hill
Egypt or Halloween Spooky Read Aloud House on Hackman's Hill
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Used for guided reading, a read-aloud, independent reading, or a literature circle selection, The House on Hackman's Hill by Joan Lowery Nixon is guaranteed to have your students on the edge of their seats--and working on skills! Great for Halloween, a cross-curricular Egyptian study, or anytime you need an attention-grabber that kids will love. Is there an Egyptian mummy--and the ancient god Anubis protecting it--in the deserted house? Talk about spooky cliff-hangers! 37 page unit packed with close reading/active listening activities to pick and choose for your needs. See the Preview for a sample.

-- Half-page chapter quick checks/exit tickets for active listening OR if students are reading the book. Excellent variety of tasks;

--Two vocabulary worksheets: one featuring illustrations of old-fashioned terms used in the 1911 flashbacks and one requiring students to use context clues for the contemporary vocabulary words--context clues mini-lesson included;

--Ten short-answer activities for close reading, such as a letter to the author and a character study;

--Visually-appealing format for grades 4-7, black and white for easy photocopying. Fun, decorated lined sheets for use with the short answer activities;

--ANSWER KEYS for all activities, teacher notes, and Common Core Standards covered for sample grade levels.

Higher-level skills include literary terms (mood, theme, foreshadowing and more), main ideas/details, inference; sequence, fact/opinion, cause/effect, compare/contrast, context clues, characterization; and more.

This packet of four informational text readings/questions is the perfect companion to this novel! Readings on Mummies, Anubis, King Tut's Tomb and Tomb Curses (2 pages each plus questions)!
4 Info Text Readings/Questions on Ancient Egypt

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