Learn about memoirs with Up North at the Cabin!
This is a wonderful book to really begin a discussion about author's craft, and it can serve as a great example for personal narratives in conjunction with your writing units. This comprehensive week-long unit contains everything you need to launch an engaging and thought-provoking study of "Up North at the Cabin" by Marsha Wilson Chall.
Cloze Vocabulary Introduction
Vocabulary Book with Frayer Models
Vocabulary Cards for Focus Wall/Pocket Chart
"Up North at the Cabin" Discussion Questions Mini-Book
That's What It's All About Central Idea/Key Details Organizer
Author's Craft Read the Room Activity
My Summer Adventure Writing Prompt with Idea Cards
"Up North at the Cabin" Lap Book
Vocabulary Cards (small- to create a concept map)
Adapting Mental Images Graphic Organizer
Summer Camp Brochure Opinion-Based Text Prompt with Idea Cards
Summer Camp Checklist and Brochure Template
Venn Diagram: "Up North at the Cabin" and "Saturdays and Teacakes"
Conjunctions Anchor Chart Examples
Subordinating/Coordination Conjunction Projector Activity
Speech Bubbles with S or C for Conjunction Participation
Author's Craft Slides/Cards with recording sheet
Sensory Language Graphic Organizer
Vocabulary Tent Examples and Templates
Vocabulary Comicbook Direction Sheet and Cuttable Word Bubbles
Burning Question/Reflection Formative Assessment Flapbook
Visualizing Interactive Notebook Template
Recounting Stories Interactive Notebook Template
Dear Journal: Interactive Writing Prompt
Float Your Boat: STEM Activity
Float Your Boat: Written Conversation/Reflection
Comprehension Quiz (with ONE original text and optional extended response)
Shades of Meaning Center with keys
Lincoln Logs Diagram and Write Activity
Splash! Center (Common and Proper nouns)
What is the Question? Center
Mentor Corner: Summer Activities (Internet Inquiry/Multimedia Presentation)
Mentor Corner asks "How is this activity enjoyed by children? (If there are rules, include them.)", "How can kids stay safe during this activity?", "Do you need special gear to enjoy this activity? If so, what do you need?", and "Have you ever participated in this activity, and if so, what was your opinion? If not, would you like to try it? Explain why or why not." Activities included: playing with water guns, hiking, camping, playing with a wagon, playing hopscotch, Slip 'n Sliding, tubing, fishing, swimming, scuba-diving, swinging, diving, blowing bubbles, flying a kite, making sidewalk art, playing in the sprinkler, selling lemonade, canoeing, making s'mores, bird-watching, singing campfire songs, and toasting marshmallows.
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Materials are intended for personal use in one classroom only. For use in multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses.