The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963: Reading Response Activities and Projects

The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963: Reading Response Activities and Projects
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963: Reading Response Activities and Projects
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963: Reading Response Activities and Projects
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963: Reading Response Activities and Projects
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963: Reading Response Activities and Projects
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963: Reading Response Activities and Projects
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963: Reading Response Activities and Projects
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963: Reading Response Activities and Projects
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This activity packet for The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963, by Christopher Paul Curtis, contains 50 pages of creative, Common Core aligned resources.

Focus standards include character analysis, theme, opinion writing, plot, and reading comprehension. All Common Core activities have the Common Core code listed in the bottom corner, keeping both you and your students focused.

Perfect for whole classes, small groups, or even individuals, this toolbox is brimming full of creative ways for students to practice and then show their mastery of difficult standards.

THIS RESOURCE INCLUDES:

1) 21 Reading Response Activities
•Questions and Answers
•Response to Literature: Theme
•Lessons Learned
•Main Events
•Problems and Resolutions
•Comic Strip
•Reading Highlights
•The Watsons Go to Birmingham: Cause & Effect
•Cause and Effect
•Character Snapshot
•Character Changes
•The Watsons Go to Birmingham: Character Notes
•Tree Map: Characters
•Character Cube
•Birmingham, Alabama-1963 (Focus on Setting)
•Settings and Emotions
•Figurative Language: Similes
•Hyperboles
•Figurative Language Types
•My Book Cover
•Reading Strategy: Preview Walk

2) Informational Article: A Look at the History behind the Book
•Article about the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s
•Accompanied with comprehension questions
•Helps students to understand social and political climate of the book's setting

3) Two Quote Posters with Freewriting Journal pages
•Attractive quote posters provide springboards for students to free-write about themes explored in the story

4) Culminating Project Choices
•9 project choices for students to complete after they finish the novel
•Includes grading sheet

5) Easy planning and low prep
•Student packet cover for easy organization
•Detailed Table of Contents outlines standard/focus and tells you when to use what

6) Answer keys

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Total Pages
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