Learn all about the Pilgrims in the interesting and kid-friendly Magic Tree House Pilgrims Research Guide and integrate Common Core skills into every lesson with this unit. This informational text unit integrates the Common Core principles of higher order thinking questions and using text details and examples to support answers.
This reading unit contains:
* Common Core based higher level thinking questions for each chapter. These questions are similar to close read questions and promote analysis of text rather than just recall. Questions require evidence and details from the story to allow students to practice citing text, an essential Common Core skill.
* Vocabulary activities- 10 vocabulary words with student-friendly definitions, vocabulary activities (that can be used as a center or HW packet), and a vocabulary quiz
*Writing activities- Open ended question based on Common Core standards and sample PARCC assessment questions. Research report directions and record sheet for note taking to develop a research report.
Pair with my Magic Tree House Thanksgiving on Thursday for a great fiction counterpart that brings the knowledge and facts in this book to life with Jack and Annie as they travel to the first Thanksgiving!
Magic Tree House Thanksgiving on Thursday Common Core Reading Unit
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