Tiny House Design for ANY Character: Reading project for inferences, symbolism

Grade Levels
5th - 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
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Tap into the popularity of the growing Tiny House Movement by assigning a literary analysis that students will LOVE. This is a hands-on assignment that brings STEM into the English classroom!

This Tiny House lesson can be used with ANY character, author, historical figure, or student!

You will get:

⭐1 Exemplar tiny house design for Harry Potter's tiny house

⭐1 Student planning guide for evidence-based answers

⭐1 set of instructions for using the free website Floorplanner.com

⭐1 Youtube video with floor planner instructions

⭐1 Designer's toolkit that will help students find symbolism and infer deeper meanings from the text

⭐1 Detailed and editable rubric for grading

⭐1 Teacher's note with an informational text on tiny houses and a video link to hook students into this lesson

✅These handouts can be printed or used digitally in Google, Microsoft, or LMS Classrooms!

❤️Great for school-wide projects (be sure to buy multiple licenses for each teacher)!

⚠️*******Please Note********** This assignment uses Floorplanner.com which allows each account 1 free design. Students will need to create an account using their email and a password. In order to do more than one design, the first design must be erased. You are only allowed one free design per account.

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Key Words:

Literary Analysis

Book Project

Project-based learning

Making inferences

Total Pages
7 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 days
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