The Bridge to Terabithia Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide

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Our Bridge to Terabithia Unit Teaching Package has 216+ pages and slides of engaging activities. Students will enjoy the rigor and creativity in these standards-aligned resources built from best practices.

TEXT: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
LEVEL: 4th-8th
TOTAL: 216+ slides/pages
Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included

»»» MEETS COMMON CORE STANDARDS «««

LITERATURE PLAN CONTENTS:

* 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 in the classroom.

··· Pre-reading Bias Intro Activity
- answer thematic questions to get students thinking about the novel
- 12-page/slide engaging activity
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Plot Chart Organizer Diagram Arc
- organize the 6 parts of the plot
- 2-page organizer
- suggested answer key included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
- Students analyze the 6 different types of conflict in stories
- 2-page organizer
- suggested answer key included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Characters Organizer
- analyze the main characters using novel quotes
- 5-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3

··· Setting Organizer
- analyze 6 of the main settings
- 2-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Figurative Language Instructional PowerPoint
- 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+ slide PowerPoint 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
- analyze and complete 47 figures of speech specific to the novel
- 10-page bundle (3 parts)
- Similes vs. Metaphors
- Figurative Language Analysis
- Similes, Metaphors, Idioms, Hyperboles, Analogies, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Puns, Allusion
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

··· Grammar - Commas in a Series
- Using examples from the novel, students will study commas used in a series (list). They will learn to locate the lists in the sentences and use appropriate commas.
- 1-page activity practicing the commas in a series using examples
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2

··· Grammar - Commas w/ Introductory Elements
- Using examples from the novel, students will study commas used with introductory elements at the beginnings of sentences. They will learn to locate the introductory elements in the sentences and use appropriate commas.
- 1-page activity practicing the commas w/ introductory elements using examples
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2

··· Grammar - Commas w/ Direct Address
- Using examples from the novel, students will study commas used with direct address. They will learn to locate direct address in the sentences and use appropriate commas.
- 1-page activity practicing the commas w/ introductory elements using examples
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2

··· Grammar - Prepositions
- Using examples from the novel, students will locate prepositions and prepositional phrases in the sentences, and they will practice using the appropriate preposition for the meaning of the sentence.
- 1-page activity practicing prepositions
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1

··· Grammar - Conjunctions and Interjections
- Using examples from the novel, students will study conjunctions (coordinating, subordinating, and correlative) and interjections. They will learn to locate the various conjunctions and interjections in the sentences.
- 2-page activity practicing conjunctions (coordinating, subordinating, and correlative) and interjections
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1

··· Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
- 1/2 writing assignments to spur much deeper conversational thinking
- 27-slide engaging PowerPoint
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

··· 12 Comprehension Pop Quizzes
- a 5-question pop quiz per chapter
* 27-slides of PowerPoint Quizzes
* 24-pages of Printable Quizzes
- 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.
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.10

··· Vocabulary List and Quiz Assessment
- 60 vocabulary words from the novel
- three 20-question lists & quizzes
- 12-page bundle includes list of words, quiz, and answer keys
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Hippies & Peaceniks Nonfiction
- This activity will lead students to read some information about the Vietnam War and hippies. Students will learn about their beliefs and their impact on the culture. Then they'll also analyze Miss Edmunds and themselves and have a great time discussing these things together as a class.
- 2 page activity
- suggested answer key included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2,3,6,7

··· Free to Be You and Me Analysis
- When Jesse is in class, his teacher Miss Edmunds sings the song, "Free to Be You and Me." This activity will lead students to analyze the meaning of this song and its lyrics, in the story for Jesse, and in the overall meaning of the novel's theme. Students will listen to the song, read and analyze the lyrics, then answer 6 questions to get them think deeper about the song and how it applies to Jesse's story.
- 1-page of the song's lyrics
- a 1-page analysis activity of the lyrics and Miss Edmunds
- suggested answer key included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

··· Essay and Speech
- 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 bundle
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1,3

··· Movie vs. Novel Comparison
- 2-page organizer
- Students compare & contrast the movie and novel
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

*** 216+ pages / slides total ***

Enjoy Bridge to Terabithia! And remember, you're the proverbial diamond in the rough.

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SEE THESE OTHER BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA RESOURCES:

> BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA Unit Teaching Package

> PreReading Bias
> Plot Chart Organizer (by Paterson)
> Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
> Characters Organizer (by Katherine Paterson)
> Setting Organizer - Physical & Emotional
> Figurative Language Bundle
> Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
> 12 Pop Quizzes Bundle
> Grammar Prepositions
> Grammar Conjunctions Interjections
> Grammar Commas in a Series (List)
> Grammar Commas Introductory Elements
> Grammar Commas Direct Address
> Grammar Bundle Commas Conjs Preps Interjects
> Free to Be You and Me Analysis
> Hippies & Peaceniks Nonfiction
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 1-4)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 5-8)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 9-13)
> Vocabulary Complete Novel (90 words)
> Essay Topics & Grading Rubrics

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> FAHRENHEIT 451 Unit Teaching Package (by Ray Bradbury)
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> FREAK THE MIGHTY Unit Teaching Package (by Rodman Philbrick)
> GIVER Unit Teaching Package (by Lois Lowry)
> GREAT GATSBY Unit Teaching Package (by F. Scott Fitzgerald)
> HATCHET Unit Teaching Package (by Gary Paulsen)
> HOLES Unit Teaching Package (by Louis Sachar)
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> IF I STAY Unit Teaching Package (by Gayle Forman)
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> MAZE RUNNER Unit Teaching Package (by James Dashner)
> NIGHT Unit Teaching Package (by Elie Wiesel)
> NUMBER THE STARS Unit Teaching Package (by Lois Lowry)
> OF MICE AND MEN Unit Teaching Package (by John Steinbeck)
> OUTSIDERS Unit Teaching Package (by S.E. Hinton)
> PAPER TOWNS Unit Teaching Package (by John Green)
> ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Teaching Package (by Mildred Taylor)
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> TUCK EVERLASTING Unit Teaching Package
> UNWIND Unit Teaching Package by Neal Shusterman
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POETRY UNITS:

> Poetry Unit Complete PowerPoint and Packet - Genres, Forms, Techniques, Devices

GRAMMAR UNITS:

> Commas Complete Unit - Lessons, Assessments, Answer Keys - Grammar Ninja
> Parts of Speech Complete Unit - Lessons, Assessments, Answers - Grammar Ninja
> Subjects Verbs Complete Unit - Lessons, Assessments, Answer Keys - Grammar Ninja
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Teaching Duration
2 Months

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The Bridge to Terabithia Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide
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The Bridge to Terabithia Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide