This file includes the Unit Plan and corresponding lesson plans for Rules by Cynthia Lord. This is a great text to tackle during guided reading (Letter Level Q) or as a class text. While the approximate grade-level of the text is 4.5, the text is incredibly rich thematically and includes numerous examples of rich figurative language.
The lesson plans include SMART aims, aligned criteria for success and checking for understanding questions. In addition, the file includes an Understanding by Design Unit Plan and options for assessment.