Owl Moon Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}

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Owl Moon Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}: Owl Moon, by Jane Yolen, is one of my favorite winter read alouds. This literature unit for Owl Moon is packed with lessons and activities for reading and writing.

The unit includes 12 lessons with activities, as well as 8 mentor text writing lessons:
-Great Horned Owl Informational Text (and PowerPoint)
-Figurative Language Booklet
-Tracking the Mood
-Analyzing Characters and Relationships
-Story Events & Point-of-View
-Before the Beginning & After the End
-Making Mental Images with Sensory Language
-Close Reading Interpretive Questions
-What If? Discussion Questions
-Discovering Themes
-Analyzing Illustrations
-'If You Go Owling' Extension
Writing Mini-lessons:
-Choosing a Small Idea
-Choosing a Unique Memory
-Establishing a Vivid Setting
-Selecting Precise Verbs
-Varying Sentence Length
-Repeating a Phrase
-Crafting a Reflective Ending
-Using Figurative Language

Aligned to Common Core standards. Includes lesson plans, differentiated versions of most printables, color and black-white versions, answer keys when appropriate, and tips for using the resource.

Check out the preview for a closer look at several pieces!

Be sure to download my FREE SAMPLE LESSON on "theme," which comes from this unit.

You can bundle this resource with my Literature Unit for The Gardener and save!
Click HERE to check out the BUNDLE.

You might also be interested in my other literature units for favorite winter read alouds:
The Snowy Day Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}
Snowmen At Night Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}
The Mitten Tree Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}
Snowflake Bentley Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}
Owl Moon Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}

**For personal and single classroom use only. If using with multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses at 50% off.**

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This download contains the following files:
1. Main PDF file (including lesson plans and printables)
2. PowerPoint presentation of Great Horned Owl information

You might also be interested in:
More of "My Favorite Read Aloud" Literature Units: Click HERE
Reader's Notebook for Literature: Click HERE
Reader's Notebook for Informational Text: Click HERE
The "Tower of Books" Challenge: Click HERE
"Keep It Fresh!" Writing Centers: Click HERE
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Owl Moon Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}
Owl Moon Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}
Owl Moon Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}
Owl Moon Literature Unit {My Favorite Read Alouds}