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Literature Unit BUNDLE: Owl Moon AND The Gardener

Literature Unit BUNDLE: Owl Moon AND The Gardener
Literature Unit BUNDLE: Owl Moon AND The Gardener
Literature Unit BUNDLE: Owl Moon AND The Gardener
Literature Unit BUNDLE: Owl Moon AND The Gardener
Literature Unit BUNDLE: Owl Moon AND The Gardener
Literature Unit BUNDLE: Owl Moon AND The Gardener
Product Description
I've bundled two of my literature units for two of my favorite read alouds: Owl Moon, written by Jane Yolen, and The Gardener, written by Sarah Stewart.

Please click on each product below to see detailed descriptions and previews of what you will get in this bundle.

Owl Moon Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}
The Gardener Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}

Both units are packed with lessons and activities for reading and writing, are aligned to Common Core standards, and include lesson plans, differentiated versions of many printables, color and black-white versions, answer keys when appropriate, and tips for using each resource.

The Owl Moon unit includes 12 lessons with activities, as well as 8 mentor text writing lessons:
-Great Horned Owl Informational Text (and PowerPoint)
-Figurative Language Booklet
-Tracking the Mood
-Analyzing Characters and Relationships
-Story Events & Point-of-View
-Before the Beginning & After the End
-Making Mental Images with Sensory Language
-Close Reading Interpretive Questions
-What If? Discussion Questions
-Discovering Themes
-Analyzing Illustrations
-'If You Go Owling' Extension
Writing Mini-lessons:
-Choosing a Small Idea
-Choosing a Unique Memory
-Establishing a Vivid Setting
-Selecting Precise Verbs
-Varying Sentence Length
-Repeating a Phrase
-Crafting a Reflective Ending
-Using Figurative Language

The Gardener unit includes 10 lessons with activities, as well as 3 mentor text writing lessons:
-Great Depression Images: “What are they thinking?”
-Historical Timeline Chart: Giving Context to the Story
-Historical Timeline Chart: Giving Context to each Letter
-Vocabulary Study and Quiz
-My Growing Mental Image: Lydia Grace’s Secret Place
-Then and Now: Comparing the 1930s to Today
-The Effects of Lydia Grace
-3 Important Things About Me: Postcard
-Close Reading – Interpretive Questions
-Character Analysis: Uncle Jim’s Thinking
-Changing Point-of-View: A Letter to Lydia Grace
-Compare & Contrast: Baking & Gardening
Writing Mini-lessons:
-Show, Don’t Tell - Character Feelings
-Building Anticipation
-Using Contractions

*Please note that each of the two literature units in this bundle are "stand alone" products, bundled together to save you money. In other words, the bundle does not include activities dealing with both stories at once.

**For personal and single classroom use only. If using with multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses at 50% off.**

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This download contains the following files:
1. Main PDF file (including lesson plans and printables)
2. PowerPoint presentation of Great Horned Owl information

You might also be interested in:
More of "My Favorite Read Aloud" Literature Units: Click HERE
Reader's Notebook for Literature: Click HERE
Reader's Notebook for Informational Text: Click HERE
The "Tower of Books" Challenge: Click HERE
"Keep It Fresh!" Writing Centers: Click HERE
Total Pages
160+
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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