I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944 [Lauren Tarshis] Digital + Printable Unit

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Gay Miller
Grade Levels
4th - 5th
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  • Internet Activities
175 Printable + Google 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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Are you looking for an all-in-one unit for I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944 by Lauren Tarshis? Look no further. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructed response questions, and skill practice. Lessons are aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 4-5.


This novel study includes links to digital resources. Boom Learning is used for multiple-choice, short answer, and fill-in-the-blank questions such as comprehension questions and vocabulary practice.

Activities that require more open-ended responses may be found in Google Slides. This includes all the writing prompts with organizers for students to plan responses.



  • List (19 focus words)
  • Bookmarks
  • Word Cards
  • Practice Booklet (12-page booklet)
  • Test

Comprehension and Writing

  • 10 Comprehension Quizzes (1 for every two chapters) with multiple choice, sequencing, matching, and short answer
  • 12 Constructed Writing Questions


  • Problems and Solutions
  • Multiple Meaning Words
  • Author’s Purpose
  • Root Words for Naut/Naus/Nav and Vict/Vinc

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Total Pages
175 Printable + Google Slides + Boom Learning Decks
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.


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