This product, created for grades 3rd, 4th, and 5th, is a comprehensive and Common Core aligned novel unit for the Newbery winning book—Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan. Students will mostly work together with a partner or small group on vocabulary activities and worksheets, comprehension activities that require close reading and inferential skills, and discussion questions that call for evidence from the text. As a culminating activity, groups will create and perform Readers’ Theater scripts predicting what life will be like for Sarah and her new family one year later.
Below are the contents of this unit:
• Teaching Guidelines and Suggestions
• Student Objectives
• Common Core Standards
• Background Building and Vocabulary PowerPoint
• During and After Reading Activities: Vocabulary, Comprehension, Writing
• Vocabulary Game and Activity Cards
• Answer Keys
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