The Borrowers Literature Unit Plus Grammar

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This is a unit created to cover many of the Common Core Standards for grades 4-8.

The following items are included in this product:

(1) A PDF file of the unit

Also to help you teach some of the lessons for the unit, I included:

(2) A 23-slide PowerPoint on Figurative Language which includes a quiz

(3) A 42-slide PowerPoint on Literary Elements which includes quizzes

Types of Activities Included in Our Units:

Literature Circle Roles

• Powerful Passage Locator

• Character Definer

• Illustrator

Activity for Thought: A Great Beginning

Handout of Story Elements

Main Events

A Change of Scenery

Prepositional Phrases

Subjects and Predicates

Fun with Figurative Language

Words, Words, Words!

The Power of Inference: The Educated Guess

Point of View: How important is it?

A New Point of View

Main Idea and Details



Antagonist, Protagonist, Mood, and a Character


Comparison and Contrast

Character Event and Picture

A Guest for Dinner and Chapter Summary

Main Idea and Textual Evidence

Who? What? Where? When? Why?

Character Activities

Nouns: Common, Proper; Singular and Plural; Abstract and Concrete

Thought Questions

Text dependent Questions

Parts of Speech:

• Nouns

• Adjectives

• Verbs

• Pronouns

• Prepositional Phrases

Create a Bookmarker

Subjects and Predicates

A Good Ending?


Final Open Book Test

Story elements Quiz

Answers to Story Elements Quiz

Rubrics for Writing Activities

Rubric for the Final Test

Answers for Grammar Activities and Other Activities with Specific Answers

Answers to Prepositional Phrases Activity

Answers to Subjects and Predicates Activity

Common Core ELA Standards for Reading Literature CCRA.RL.1 CCRA.RL.2 CCRA.RL.3 CCRA.RL.4 CCRA.RL.6

Common Core ELA Standards for Language: CCRA.L.1 CCRA.L.2

Common Core ELA Standards for Writing: CCRA.W.2 CCRA.W.3 CCRA.W.4

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