How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell Book Unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 3 – 5. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response questions, and lessons on writing informational texts.Both printable and digital activities are included.
The digital resources include the following:
Hot Potatoes Resources include:
• 12 Comprehension Quizzes
• Vocabulary Practice
Google Resources include:
• 14 Constructive Writing Questions
• 12 Open Ended Comprehension Quizzes
Boom Learning Resources include:
• 3 Decks - Vocabulary Practice
• 6 Decks - Language Arts
The printable resources include the following:
• Vocabulary List (24 focus words)
• Vocabulary Bookmarks
• Vocabulary Word Cards
• Vocabulary Practice Booklet (12 page booklet)
• Vocabulary Test
A comprehension quiz is included for each two chapters which includes:
o multiple choice questions which require students to recall details from the chapters
o multiple choice higher level thinking questions such as sequencing, main idea, plot development, summary, drawing conclusions, inference, predicting, theme, understanding vocabulary, interpreting literary devices, etc.
o An alternative open ended test is provided for each two chapters where students are require to write answers in sentence format.
o Twelve constructive response questions aligned with Common Core Standards are included. Each of these contains a graphic organizer to help students plan their responses.
English Lessons (Writing an Informative Paragraph)
o Structure of a Paragraph
o Making an Outline
o Topic Sentences
o Detail Sentences
o Sentence Order in Paragraphs
o Staying on Topic
o Concluding Sentences
Activities to Do with the Book
o Worm Bookmark
o Worm Computer Drawings
o Condiment Tasting Bar Graph
o Taking a Poll of "The Ten Yuckiest Foods"
o Earthworm Pets
Answer keys for each practice page are included.