Taken from the 5th grade ELA Module, this picture book is shared with the students directly before Dark Water Rising.
However, this is a great way to quickly teach multiple skills that are always useful, such as:
-Completing a summary graphic organizer
-Writing a summary paragraph
-Using a rubric for self-rating their writing pieces
-Introducing figurative language
This should take at least 2 days, possibly 3 depending on how closely you choose to work with students on developing their summary paragraph.