Written for the upper middle to high school level, this unit for "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is the perfect mini unit to cover just in time for Halloween! It would also fit nicely in with a myths and legends unit! The skill focus of the unit is to analyze the author's choice of characterization.
In your complete unit:
Formal Lesson Plan
Links to varied levels of the text
Text-based questions for after reading
A paired informational text article with questions
Graphic Organizer for During Reading
Character College Hands-On Project
Character College Project Student Examples
Constructed Response Prompt to culminate the unit
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Classroom success stories from teachers who have tried this resource:
♥ "Love this story and the addition of a short informational text with it. Thank you for a great product."
♥ "This legend a high interest topic at Halloween. It is a great way to stay rigorous as well. :)"
♥ "Students especially enjoyed the character collage. Thank you."
♥ "THIS LESSON IS WONDERFUL! I am using it this week to get us into the Halloween spirit."
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