The Castle in the Attic

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4th, 5th, 6th
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Castle in the Attic contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 5 – 6. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response questions, and lessons on writing informational texts.

You will find the following in this unit plan:

• Vocabulary
o Vocabulary List including pronunciation, definitions, and sample sentences from the text
o Printable Vocabulary Practice Pages
o Vocabulary Test

• Comprehension – A comprehension quiz is included for each two chapters which includes:
o multiple choice questions which require students to recall details from the chapters
o multiple choice higher level thinking questions such as sequencing, main idea, plot development, summary, drawing conclusions, inference, predicting, theme, understanding vocabulary, interpreting literary devices, etc.
o Constructive response questions aligned with Common Core Standards are included. Each of these contains a graphic organizer to help students plan their responses.

• English Lessons (Writing an Informative Paragraph)
o Lesson 1 – Citations (Creating a Bibliography)
o Lesson 2 - Taking Notes
o Lesson 3 – Outlining
o Lesson 4 – Topic Sentences
o Lesson 5 – Supporting or Detail Sentences
o Lesson 6 – Staying on Topic
o Lesson 7 – Concluding Sentences
o Lesson 8 – Writing and Introduction and Conclusion
o Lesson 9 – Title, Headings, Illustrations, and Graphics

• Activities
o Middle Ages Vocabulary
o Castle Cake
o Tapestry
o Janus Medal

Answer keys for each practice page are included.


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Additional FREE resources for this unit may be found at my website.


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Included with this book unit is the username and password to all the interactive quizzes for this book online.

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140
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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