In this 36 page lesson plan, you will find everything you need to guide your entire class or reading group in not only comprehending but enjoying this classic. Everything is here. All you need is a copy or copies of "Old Yeller" by Fred Gipson. This lesson bundle includes: worksheets, answer keys, clear descriptions of teaching points, summaries of chapters, reproducible charts, suggestions for discussions and background builders before reading. The Common Core is seamlessly embedded into this instruction with work on idioms, vocabulary in context, use of supporting text evidence and monitoring comprehension. Make your teaching enjoyable for you and your students.