I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 Novel Study: Digital + Printable Unit

Gay Miller
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Formats Included
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  • Internet Activities
  • Google Apps™
150 printable pages + Google Digital Slides + Boom Learning Decks
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  1. This I Survived Series bundle includes numbers 11-20. When you purchase this bundle, you will receive a total of ten book units.I Survived the American Revolution, 1776I Survived the Children’s Blizzard, 1888 I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011I Survived the Hi
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I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 by Lauren Tarshis Novel Study contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) for grades 3-5. This comprehensive digital + printable unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes/chapter questions, constructed response writing prompts, skill practice, and language arts lessons.

Be sure to check out all three versions of the I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 [Lauren Tarshis] Book Unit to determine which best fits your teaching style.

Version #1 -- I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 [Lauren Tarshis] Google Digital + Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version + interactive quizzes + Google Digital Slides.)

Version #2 -- I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 [Lauren Tarshis] Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version.)

Version #3 -- I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 [Lauren Tarshis] Abridged Printable Book Unit (This version contains vocabulary practice, comprehension questions, and constructed response writing.)

Where to Find Digital Resources

Multiple-choice, matching, and other question-types that can be graded by a machine were created using Boom Learning. Open-ended questions that require students to write paragraphs, games, and organizers were created using Google Slides.

For Google Slides

• 11 Constructed Writing Questions

• Relative Pronouns Organizers (two versions)

• Figurative Language Organizers (two versions)

• Context Clues Organizer (two versions)

• Prefix Charts for OUT-

Hosted by Boom Learning

• 2 Decks for Vocabulary Practice

• Comprehension

• Context Clues

The printable resource includes the following:

Lesson Plans at a Glance


• Vocabulary List (18 focus words – one for each chapter)

• Vocabulary Bookmarks

• Vocabulary Word Cards

• Vocabulary Practice Booklet (12 page booklet)

• Vocabulary Test


• 9 Comprehension Quizzes (1 for every two chapters) with multiple-choice, sequencing, matching, and short answer

• Password of Interactive Quizzes


• 11 Constructed Response Writing Questions

Figurative Language

• Figurative Language Response Cards

• Figurative Language Organizers

• Figurative Language Printable Practice

Context Clues

• Context Clues Organizers

• Context Clues Task Cards

Skill Practice with Thomas Jefferson and George Washington Passages

• Relative Pronouns Organizer

• Thomas Jefferson Passage – Practice with Relative Pronouns

• Thomas Jefferson Passage – Practice with Verb Tenses

• George Washington Passage – Practice with Sequencing

Prefix OUT

• Hexagon Fold Organizers

Please download the preview for a closer look.

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Total Pages
150 printable pages + Google Digital Slides + Boom Learning Decks
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).


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