Owl Moon by Jane Yolen is an extraordinary book! You will need a copy of this book for these lessons. This contains activities for reading, writing, and figurative language. We've also included a rubric for the writing assignment.
Addresses Common Core Standards:
Reading Standard 4
Writing Standard 3
Language Standard 5
Speaking and Listening Standard 1 and potentially 3 (depending upon how you have them share out)
The Common Core Standards were developed and written by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers.