This CCSS-aligned teaching packet contains activities for “The Beginning of Everything,” by Robyn Schneider. This includes chapter check questions, vocabulary, a character chart and several writing prompts and activities. Answer keys are included. Vocabulary has three separate matching quizzes to attempt to limit cheating and encourage proficiency and mastery. The chapter check questions are written by chapter, and are perfect for homework, comprehension checks, independent study, make-up work, or quizzes. The teaching unit is flexible and can be adjusted to most settings.