The City of Ember

Grade Levels
4th, 5th, 6th
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The City of Ember Book Unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 4 – 6. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes (both multiple choice and constructive response), skill practice, and language arts lessons.

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

This 206 page resource contains the following:

• Vocabulary
o Vocabulary including pronunciation, definitions, and sample sentences from the text
o Practice Pages for Vocabulary Practice
o Vocabulary Flash Cards
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 the Common Core Standards.

• Skill Practice including:
o Analogies
o Coding
o Reading Skills (Multiple Choice Test Ready Practice)
o Fact or Opinion
o Art – Drawing a City
o Cause and Effect
o Antonyms and Synonyms
o Food Project – Moths
o Reading Skills (Multiple Choice Test Ready Practice)
o Classifying Words
o Choosing the Correct Meanings

• Discussion Topics
o Activities and Discussion Generators & Careers
o Extending Chapter 2 Mayors
o Extending Chapters 3 – 4 Doon's Worm & Light
o Extending Chapters 5 – 6 Things to think about
o Extending Chapter 7
o Extending Chapters 8 – 9 Doon's Creature & Questions to Ponder
o Extending Chapters 10 – 11 Temptations & Canning
o Extending Chapters 12-13 Friendship
o Extending Chapter 14 Earthly Disasters
o Extending Chapter 15

• English Lessons
o Lesson 1 - Introduction Why Should We Learn to Use Quotation Marks?
o Lesson 2 - Direct Quotations at the End of Sentences
o Lesson 3 - Direct Quotations at the Beginning of Sentences
o Lesson 4 - The Interrupted Quotation
o Lesson 5 - The Indirect Quotation
o English Skill Connection Quiz on Quotation Rules
o Lesson 6 - Writing Conversation
o Lesson 7 – Point of View
o Lesson 8 – Making a Story Map
o Lesson 9 – Creating an Interesting Setting
o Lesson 10 – - An Imaginative Story Beginning
o Quotation and Writing Conversation Quiz
o Lesson 11 - Writing the Rest of the Story
o Lesson 12 - Editing and Proofreading
o Using a Grading Rubric
o English Test

Answer keys for each practice page are included.


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

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

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