Sarah, Plain and Tall is an award-winning novel that your students are sure to enjoy. This novel study is aligned to the common core standards and includes everything you need to teach the novel. The novel study includes a table of contents, teacher reading guides for each chapter, ongoing activity guides for completing throughout the book, non-fiction connections, chapter activities with black line masters, posters, culminating projects, and more. Several Common Core standards are included such as character point of view; characters, setting, and plot; problem and solution; beginning, middle, and end; making connections; responding to literature; and writing. These activities provide depth and rigor allowing students to analyze the story’s characters, setting, and plot. Using novels to teach reading allows students to take reading to a higher level as they gain a deeper understanding of the story and characters.