The Kid in the Red Jacket Core Standards & Close Reading Unit

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4th - 6th
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Need a great read aloud and beginning of the year reading unit? The Kid in the Red Jacket Core Standards Unit is just what you are looking for!

This is a high interest and fun unit using The Kid in the Red Jacket by Barbara Park. Among other things, it teaches choosing just right books, drawing inferences, determining theme, summarizing, describing characters with character traits, comparing and contrasting characters, close reading, annotating, using quotes as evidence, and figurative language. 14 different common core standards in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades are covered in this unit!

Included in the unit are a list of the Common Core Standards, detailed daily lesson plans which are based on a read aloud lesson , shared reading, and reading workshop format, a 23-page student packet, character trait analysis worksheets, a summary graphic organizer, three comprehension questions worksheets, and a 4 page assessment. All you will need in addition to these materials is one copy of each of the following books: The Kid in the Red Jacket, Hey World, Here I Am!, and A Day's Work.

Your students will love this hilarious book, and you will love this complete and ready-to-use unit!

Copyright 2015 Stephanie Rye - Forever in Fifth Grade


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Total Pages
95 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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