The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Novel Study Unit and Literature Guide
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis is a favorite novel study for students. Use this Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe fantasy literature unit to cover a wide range of reading skills.
My favorite activity in this product is the Narnia map activity. Students use the text to identify 9 key locations. Based on textual evidence, the students map Narnia and the route Lucy, Edmund, Peter, and Susan followed while in Narnia. Students stain a piece of ledger sized paper with tea bags then create the "antique" map.
Other activities include a point of view journal where students re-tell each chapter from Edmund or Lucy's point of view and a final expository essay comparing Aslan and the White Witch.
Common Core Standards (4th Grade)
Sample Pacing Guide (2 options for completing activities)
Point of View Journal activity after each chapter (alternate activity suggestion)
Reading Comprehension Questions (2 options-- 1 question per chapter with quote/textual evidence or 3-4 questions per chapter)
Edmund Character Chart
Author's Writing Style
Compare/Contrast Winter and Spring
Stain/Antique Paper activity
Narnia Map activity
Aslan v. White Witch 4-paragraph essay
Rubrics for map activity and essay
Fix Your Sentences Grammar Worksheet
Book v. Movie Notes Page
**Teacher notes, answer keys, and student samples included**
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