This is a paired non-fiction/fiction unit focusing on Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligence work and differentiated instruction meant to be used with the Magic Treehouse books- Dog Heroes and Dogs in the Dead of Night.
Included in this 32 page unit are the directions, anitipcation guide for each chapter with answers, and an activity for each chapter focused on Howard Gardner's work. All the acitivites are tied to the Common Core Standards.
The fiction story Dogs in the Dead of Night can be read as a read aloud. Students have success with listening comprehension because the author pairs the two books connecting facts and ideas. This book can be purchased or checked out from the library.
Fountas & Pinnell:
AR (Accelerated Reader): 4.8
Grade Level Equivalent: 3.8
Dogs in the Dead of Night
Fountas & Pinnell: M
AR (Accelerated Reader): 3.8
Grade Level Equivalent: 3
This unit is great with 3rd and 4th grade students. It's a great winter unit. This unit works best if pairs of students have a copy of the non-fiction fact tracker book.
Other Magic Tree House books and reading activities your students will enjoy:
Rags and Riches
Heroes For All Times
Sabertooths and the Ice Age