The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: ELA and Close Reading Mini-Unit {Middle Grades}

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: ELA and Close Reading Mini-Unit {Middle Grades}
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: ELA and Close Reading Mini-Unit {Middle Grades}
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: ELA and Close Reading Mini-Unit {Middle Grades}
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: ELA and Close Reading Mini-Unit {Middle Grades}
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: ELA and Close Reading Mini-Unit {Middle Grades}
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: ELA and Close Reading Mini-Unit {Middle Grades}
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: ELA and Close Reading Mini-Unit {Middle Grades}
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: ELA and Close Reading Mini-Unit {Middle Grades}
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Excited for the Halloween season? We are! My 6th graders LOVE to read this adapted version of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow". Included in this mini unit pack are 5 different common core activities focused on the plot and story elements of literature. You will be provided with three formats of text so that you can choose the one that works best for your students! All versions are at a 1100 Lexile.

Below are the 5 products included in this mini unit:

1) Pre-Reading Vocabulary:
A thorough and intensive interactive lesson for pre-teaching key vocabulary words, connotation, and denotation. Designed for 6th grade common core standards, this 2 part lesson includes the following pieces:
- a detailed lesson plan with standards and objectives
- an editable PowerPoint presentation for a guided lesson
- a PDF presentation for a guided lesson
- a copy of the story specifically rewritten for a middle school reader, complete with vocabulary annotations
- interactive notebook activities for finding and verifying definitions and examining connotation and denotation
- a differentiated quick check quiz
- all necessary answer keys

2) Story Plot Pack:
- a detailed overview of standards and objectives
- a PowerPoint presentation that displays the story and relevant journal prompts
- a copy of the story specifically rewritten for a middle school reader, complete with vocabulary annotations
- two additional PDF versions of the text with and without key terms (less paper)
- a story elements worksheet
- a plot map worksheet
- sortable cards to organize plot events
- all necessary answer keys

3) Mood Words:
Great for teaching the development of mood in the exposition of the story. Includes:
- a detailed lesson plan with standards and objectives
- an editable PowerPoint presentation for a guided lesson
- a PDF presentation for a guided lesson
- links to videos to aid understanding
- interactive notebook activities for finding mood in short excerpts
- all necessary answer keys

4) Character Investigations:
- 6th grade level objectives
- In-depth character analysis using Feelings, Actions, Sayings, & Thoughts (FAST)
- Themed journal for "investigating" guilt and answering short text-based response questions
- Sample answers provided

5) Writing Prompt Freebie
- argumentative/opinionated writing prompt for end of reading
- complete planning guides for differentiated levels of writers
- editing checklists
- 3 levels of writing rubric

Check out the preview for more information or click on any of the links above to see each lesson in more depth or to buy them individually.



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100+
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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