Modern Fiction Draws on Tradition - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Modern Fiction Draws on Tradition - Playlist and Teaching Notes
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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Product Description

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Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard.

This product includes:

• 4 links to instructional videos or texts

• 1 link to practice quizzes or activities

• 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions

• Definitions of key terms, such as analysis and theme

• Examples of themes that are popular in fantasy literature as well as myths of ancient Greece

• An excerpt from "Jason and the Argonauts, " a Greek Myth

• An excerpt from "The Wild Swans" by Hans Christian Andersen

• "Why the Sea Is Salty," a Norse Folktale

• An excerpt from "Beauty and the Beast" by Marie Le Prince de Beaumont

• An excerpt from "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum

• An accompanying Teaching Notes file

The Teaching Notes file includes:

• Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard

• Links to additional practice quizzes or activities

• An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (depth of knowledge) levels

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Please note, passages in this product appear in these other products:

"Why the Sea Is Salty," a Norse Folktale appears in:

Themes and Other Elements - Playlist and Teaching Notes

An excerpt from "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum appears in:

Adjective Order – Playlist and Teaching Notes

Compare Characters, Settings, & Events – Playlist and Teaching Notes

Connect Text and Visual Presentations - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Drawing Inferences - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Explicit Information - Playlist and Teaching Notes

How Characters Respond to Challenges - Playlist and Teaching Notes

RL.5.3– Quiz and Answer Guide

RL.5.4– Quiz and Answer Guide

Structure of a Story, Drama, or Poem - Playlist and Teaching Notes

The Meaning of Figurative Language - Playlist and Teaching Notes


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Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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