The Polar Express Unit

The Polar Express Unit
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Comes with six worksheets that allow for students to analyze the story "The Polar Express" while focusing on multiple standards!

In this unit, students explore:
1.)The use of figurative language and how the story would be different without it.
2.)Story Sequencing/Timeline for students to demonstrate comprehension of the important aspects of the plot (exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling actions, & resolution). Answering questions like- How does the main character change as the plot moves forward? What are the turning points?
3.) How the setting impacts the characters and/or plot by looking for descriptive details.
4.) Guiding Questions to provoke high order thinking (mood & tone, symbolism).
5.) Vocabulary/Parts of Speech
6.) Book vs. Movie Venn Diagram
Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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