Here's a spooky favorite Halloween story adapted by My Reading Resources for young readers! It’s a shortened and simplified version of the famous “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving. Your students will have fun reading this adaptation of a classic ghost story for Halloween – or anytime!
Lexile 610 Flesch-Kincaid 3.6 - perfect for grades 2-4!
This is a 33 page Common Core aligned complete short story unit. The text is adapted from “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving.
This short story teaching unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the story. The Table of Contents makes finding information quick and easy.
ANSWER KEY IS INCLUDED.
Introductory and Informational Materials:
▸Teaching Notes that include 5 different game suggestions to teach vocabulary
▸Complete story text with glossary
Vocabulary Building Materials:
▸Word Wall Cards
▸Vocabulary and Definition Cards
Student Packet featuring:
▸Compare and Contrast Graphic Organizers
Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
R.L. 1, 2, 3, 4,
Skills addressed in this short story study guide include:
▸reference skills (glossary)
▸compare and contrast (characters)
▸making connections (compare character to real-life example)
▸providing textual support for opinions
▸19th century literature
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