ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Plan Novel Study (Print & Digital)

ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Plan Novel Study (Print & Digital)
ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Plan Novel Study (Print & Digital)
ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Plan Novel Study (Print & Digital)
ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Plan Novel Study (Print & Digital)
ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Plan Novel Study (Print & Digital)
ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Plan Novel Study (Print & Digital)
ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Plan Novel Study (Print & Digital)
ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Plan Novel Study (Print & Digital)
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Our Combination Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Unit Teaching Package has 513+ pages and slides (233+ print and 280+ digital Google Drive) that will get your learners enjoying the rigor and creativity of our engaging activities built from best teaching practices. We want to make your lesson planning journey easy, so you can focus on your expertise. This novel study includes a curriculum map pacing guide that offers our day-by-day suggestion for how to plan out your weeks of lessons. Our pedagogy section explains the instructive idea behind the activity, gives ideas for implementation, and aligns it to the standards. We've filmed some training videos on (1) how to assemble a Novel Analysis Packet that is unique to the academic needs of your learners and (2) how to effectively use our Quickwrite writing prompts.

To make your digital experience smooth, we include instructions (w/ screenshots!) of how to download and organize your resources in Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive. We've added Google Forms versions of each activity that auto-corrects their responses using a suggested answer key (which you can adjust afterward or modify your answer key) and compiles grades into a spreadsheet with learners' names and class periods to make things easier for you to grade all in one place (some types of question aren't able to auto-grade, though, because of the short-answer format).


LEVEL: 5th - 8th

TOTAL: 424+ combined slides/pages in lesson plan unit

Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included

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→ Suggested timeline of how a teacher could plan out the unit

→ Detailed explanations of the goals of each activity and how to conduct the activities

→ Meets Common Core Standards

→ Easy to differentiate for different learning levels: Honors, 2nd language learners, and Sped

Pre-reading Bias Intro Activity (print : digital)

- answer thematic questions to get students thinking about the novel

- 12-page + 14-slide activity

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

Plot Chart Analyzer Diagram Arc (print : digital)

- analyze the 6 parts of the plot

- 2-page + 2-slide analyzer

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

- Suggested answer key provided

Conflict Graphic Analyzer - 6 Types of Conflict (print : digital)

- Students analyze the 6 different types of conflict in stories

- 2-page + 2-slide analyzer

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

- Suggested answer key provided

Characters Analyzer (print : digital)

- analyze the main characters using novel quotes

- 5-page + 5-slide analyzer

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3

Settings Analyzer (print : digital)

- analyze the main settings using novel quotes

- 1-page + 2-slide analyzer

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

Figurative Language Instructional Slideshow (print : digital)

- We set out to make the most helpful, most compelling, most graphically attractive teaching resource for you to introduce your learners to all the various figurative language. This 70+ slides and 70+ Google slides slideshow will help you introduce how every many you need to teach your level of learners.

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

Figurative Language Activity (print : digital)

- analyze and complete 58 figures of speech specific to the novel

- 5-page + 16-slide bundle (3 parts)

- Similes vs. Metaphors

- Figurative Language Analysis

- Similes, Metaphors, Idioms, Hyperboles, Analogies, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Puns, Symbols

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

Symbols Analyzer (print : digital)

- Students analyze the 6 different symbols in the story

- 12-page + 11-slide analyzer

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts (print : digital)

- 1/2 writing assignments to spur much deeper conversational thinking

- 58-question slideshow

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1

12 Comprehension Pop Quizzes (print : digital)

- a 5-question pop quiz per chapter

- 24-page + 26-slide + 40-Google slides

- The purpose of these is so students who read the chapters recently would ace the quiz and students who didn't read recently would not do well.

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.10

Vocabulary List and Quiz Assessment (print : digital)

- 150 vocabulary words from the novel

- five 30-question lists & quizzes

- 20-page + 45-slide Bundle includes list of words, quiz, and answer keys

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

Essay and Speech (print : digital)

- 3 response to literature essay options for students to choose from; optional delivery of essay as a speech

- Includes essay topics and speech grading rubrics

- 6-page + 11-slide bundle

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

Movie vs. Novel Analyzer (print : digital)

- 2-page + 2-slide analyzer

- Students compare & contrast the movie and novel

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

Enjoy! And let it roll!



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··· Paper trail of revisions for teacher to see


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