Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin. :Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Readers Response Organizer is unique from others because it has daily responses for students to complete before, during, and after reading 1-3 chapters a day. Use it in guided reading, small groups, or independent study. The novel study is divided into thirds, and each section only uses 2 pieces of paper which are folded into an expandable organizer. (That's only 6 pieces of paper for each student to study the WHOLE BOOK!) Easy to print and simple to fold.
Complete 5-week book study with pacing guide and vocabulary. All reader tasks are aligned with Common Core and Marzano's Effective Teaching Instructional Strategies. Created by a Reading Specialist/ Classroom Teacher for easy, yet in-depth book study. All you need for a "true" novel study using comparing/contrasting, evaluating, descriptions, prediction, connections, and theme analysis and more.
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin is recommended reading by Common Core as an example of complex and rigorous text.
The journey of Minli is woven with rich folktales which build the theme(s) and change the characters who grow to recognize their fortune and learn gratitude. Lesson plans are easy with this organizer/worksheets!
Look at my Close Reading non-fiction lesson that correlates to this novel about Chinese Dragons. It will help students understand the novel.
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