This Language Arts mini-unit covers the first section of the Common Core Standards, Key Ideas and Details for Literature. Written for 5th and 6th grade, students will learn about comparing and contrasting literature elements, theme and plot while answering questions by showing explicit examples in the text. There is a pre/post test included which has both multiple choice and short answer. Teachers may also purchase the accompanying PowerPoint which includes a performance based assessment.
Activities include short response, the use of graphic organizers, short stories and videos.
Discover What's Under the Umbrella?
Another great unit by Nancy L. Wilkinson, Reality Education