Washington Irving Bundle: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle - PDF

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7th - 12th, Adult Education
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This bundle features activities for use with the Washington Irving stories: "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle" Includes a variety of activities for before, during, and after the stories. Lots of options to choose from!

HUGE money saver: individually it would cost nearly $30 for the materials in this bundle!

Includes the complete activity bundles for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle! See below for listing and links for each separate item.

Also includes the following Washing Irving items:
Comparisons essay evaluating the two stories. With rubric, several comparison graphic organizers and Quick Guide to Literary Essays.

Also includes the Washington Irving Culminating Projects (Sleepy Hollow/Rip Van Winkle) Set of 9 activities in 3 categories to use when studying Washington Irving and one or more of his stories. Works with any story/ stories, including Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle. Projects offered as Task Cards, Student Menu, and Choice Board versions, with rubrics.


The The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Activities Includes:
--Reading and Critical Thinking Questions: In order of the text with recall and analysis. Also includes critical thinking questions related to the text, with optional paragraph model and short rubric.

--Graphic Organizers: set of 5 graphic organizers for comparing and examining the text
--Comparison Projects: Compare two characters or Sleepy Hollow then-and-now with Venn diagrams and a multimedia project

--Movie vs Book Comparison-- examine and evaluate the text as compared with some or all of any movie version

--Do You Believe in Ghosts Essay-- great introductory or conclusion essay with rubric

--Headless Horseman's Story Activity: Creative writing project with options for a narrative story or a non-traditional format (such as newspaper articles or blog posts)

--Soundtrack and Mood Activity: Students examine music and mood by selecting songs for a soundtrack to the text

--Culminating Projects [Task Cards]: set of 16 activities in four categories. Projects are offered in Task Card, Student Menu, and Choice Board formats! Rubrics included.

--Word Search (Bundle only bonus!): Answer key included


The Rip Van Winkle Activities Includes:

Rip Van Winkle Graphic OrganizersSet of 5 including KWL and Before & Afters. Before and After the Nap, Rip's Life Before and After, Pros & Cons of Skipping Time, and Rip's Character. Keys included.

Rip Van Winkle Reading and Critical Thinking Questions: Questions in order of the text that include recall as well as inference. 5 Critical Thinking questions included with optional paragraph model. With Key

Book Cover Project Creative project that refers to the mountain scene and vivid Flemish painting. Rubric included.

Rip Van Winkle Literary Essay

Rip Van Winkle Write Your Own Story: Creative writing project with bonus dialogue writing handout and rubric. Students write their own Rip Van Winkle story, with time passing without a character's knowledge. (Also a choice in the Culminating Projects)

Rip Van Winkle Culminating Projects [Task Cards]: Set of 9 Culminating Projects in 3 categories: Visual Creations, Beyond the Text, and Analysis. Includes Task Cards, Student Menu, and Choice Board versions, with rubrics.

Rip Van Winkle Vocabulary Activity: Includes 55 terms and phrases from the text for students to create a vocabulary list or reference sheet. Student list and Task Cards provided. Plus, includes answer key with definitions.

Word Search (Bundle Only Bonus!) with Key

This product is a single file PDF.

The Washington Irving Activity Bundle is also available in a premium, editable Word document (.docx), sold as a zipped file along with the Task Cards as a PowerPoint (.pptx).
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Total Pages
175 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
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