The Promise, written by Nicola Davies, is a wonderful book to use in the classroom, especially as an interactive read-aloud. This literature unit is designed to support a number of reading skills and extend students' thinking about this book. In addition to reading skills, a writing response and two science connection worksheets (about seed dispersal and the uses of oak trees/acorns) are included. This product also contains a three-page assessment, which includes both comprehension and higher-level thinking questions.
Reading skills/topics covered in this unit include: story map, predictions, cause and effect, character analysis, connections, author's purpose, theme, point of view, inferences, summarizing, vocabulary words, inferring word meanings, similes, alliteration, and sequencing.
14 skills-based worksheets
2 science connection worksheets
answer keys (many questions are subjective, but suggested answers are often included)
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