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Where the Red Fern Grows Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide

Where the Red Fern Grows Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide
Where the Red Fern Grows Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide
Where the Red Fern Grows Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide
Where the Red Fern Grows Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide
Where the Red Fern Grows Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide
Where the Red Fern Grows Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide
Where the Red Fern Grows Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide
Where the Red Fern Grows Unit Novel Study - Literature Guide
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Our Where the Red Fern Grows Unit Teaching Package has 270+ pages and slides of engaging activities. Students will enjoy the rigor and creativity in these standards-aligned resources built from best practices.

NOVEL: Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
LEVEL: 4th-8th
TOTAL: 270+ slides/pages
Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included

»»» MEETS COMMON CORE STANDARDS «««

LITERATURE PLAN CONTENTS:

* Suggested timeline of how a teacher could plan out the unit.
* Detailed explanations of the goals of each activity and how to conduct the activities in the classroom.

··· Pre-reading Bias Intro Activity
- answer thematic questions to get students thinking about the novel
- 12-page/slide engaging activity
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Plot Chart Organizer Diagram Arc
- organize the 6 parts of the plot
- 2-page organizer
- suggested answer key included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
- Students analyze the 6 different types of conflict in stories
- 2-page organizer
- suggested answer key included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Characters Organizer
- analyze the main characters using novel quotes
- 5-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3

··· Setting Organizer
- analyze 6 of the main settings
- 3-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Figurative Language Instructional PowerPoint
- We set out to make the most helpful, most compelling, most graphically attractive teaching resource for you to introduce your learners to all the various figurative language. This 70+ slide PowerPoint will help you introduce how every many you need to teach your level of learners.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

··· Figurative Language Activity
- analyze and complete 61 figures of speech specific to the novel
- 10-page bundle (3 parts)
- Similes vs. Metaphors
- Figurative Language Analysis
- Similes, Metaphors, Idioms, Hyperboles, Analogies, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Symbol, Allusion
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

··· Grammar - Commas in a Series
- Using examples from the novel, students will study commas used in a series (list). They will learn to locate the lists in the sentences and use appropriate commas.
- 1-page activity practicing the commas in a series using examples
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2

··· Grammar - Commas w/ Introductory Elements
- Using examples from the novel, students will study commas used with introductory elements at the beginnings of sentences. They will learn to locate the introductory elements in the sentences and use appropriate commas.
- 1-page activity practicing the commas w/ introductory elements using examples
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2

··· Grammar - Commas w/ Direct Address
- Using examples from the novel, students will study commas used with direct address. They will learn to locate direct address in the sentences and use appropriate commas.
- 1-page activity practicing the commas w/ introductory elements using examples
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2

··· Grammar - Prepositions
- Using examples from the novel, students will locate prepositions and prepositional phrases in the sentences, and they will practice using the appropriate preposition for the meaning of the sentence.
- 1-page activity practicing prepositions
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1

··· Grammar - Conjunctions and Interjections
- Using examples from the novel, students will study conjunctions (coordinating, subordinating, and correlative) and interjections. They will learn to locate the various conjunctions and interjections in the sentences.
- 2-page activity practicing conjunctions (coordinating, subordinating, and correlative) and interjections
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1

··· Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
- 1/2 writing assignments to spur much deeper conversational thinking
- 42-slide engaging PowerPoint
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

··· 19 Comprehension Pop Quizzes
- a 5-question pop quiz per chapter
* 41-slides of PowerPoint Quizzes
* 38-pages of Printable Quizzes
- The purpose of these is so students who read the chapters recently would ace the quiz and students who didn't read recently would not do well.
- answer keys included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.10

··· Vocabulary List and Quiz Assessment
- 100 vocabulary words from the novel
- five 20-question lists & quizzes
- 12-page bundle includes list of words, quiz, and answer keys
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Coonskin Coat Historical Fashion Nonfiction
- This activity will lead students to read some information and assess some photos about the fashion craze that swept the nation. Students will learn about their fashion beliefs and their impact on the culture. They'll analyze the lyrics to a hit radio song that highlighted this fashion trend. A great activity to engage them during the reading journey.
- 3-page activity
- URLs included for supplementary resources
- suggested answer key included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2,3,6,7

··· Puncture Wounds Medical Nonfiction
- This activity will lead students to read some information and assess a video about the medical recommendations when someone gets a puncture wound. Students will learn about the medical facts, infections, and when to consult a doctor. A great activity to engage them during the reading journey.
- 4-page activity
- URLs included for supplementary resources
- suggested answer key included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2,3,6,7

··· Trail of Tears Historical Nonfiction
- This activity will lead students to read some information and assess some videos/audio about the Trail of Tears that unjustly treated many native tribes, including the Cherokee of Billy's family and region. Students will learn what the Trail of Tears is, who created it, and why they did it. A great activity to engage them during the reading journey.
- 5-page activity
- URLs included for supplementary resources
- suggested answer key included
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2,3,6,7

··· Essay and Speech
- 3 response to literature essay options for students to choose from; optional delivery of essay as a speech
- Includes essay topics and speech grading rubrics
- 6-page bundle
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1,3

··· Red Fern Art Activity
- After completing the entire novel, students will have heard the Legend of the Red Fern. The red fern is a legend, not real ... no such plant exists. But within the story and the regional tales, it is very real. Students will use the examples in the text and their imagination to draw what they think the legendary red fern looks like.
- 1-page assignment
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1,3

··· Movie vs. Novel Comparison
- 2-page organizer
- Students compare & contrast the movie and novel
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

*** 270+ pages / slides total ***

Enjoy WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS! And remember, old friends are worth it, a thousand times over!

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SEE THESE OTHER WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS RESOURCES:

> PreReading Bias
> Plot Chart Organizer (by Rawls)
> Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
> Characters Organizer (by Wilson Rawls)
> Setting Organizer - Physical & Emotional
> Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
> 19 Pop Quizzes Bundle
> Figurative Language Bundle
> Coonskin Coat Historical Fashion Nonfiction
> Puncture Wounds Medical Nonfiction
> The Trail of Tears Nonfiction
> Grammar Bundle: Commas Conjunctions Prepositions Interjections
> Grammar: Commas in a Series (List)
> Grammar: Commas Direct Address
> Grammar: Commas Introductory Elements
> Grammar: Conjunctions Interjections
> Grammar: Prepositions
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 1-4)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 5-9)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 10-11)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 12-13)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 14-20)
> Vocabulary Complete Novel (100 words)
> Red Fern Art Activity
> Essay Topics & Grading Rubrics
> Movie vs. Novel Comparison

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> FAHRENHEIT 451 Unit Teaching Package (by Ray Bradbury)
> FAULT IN OUR STARS Unit Teaching Package (by John Green)
> FREAK THE MIGHTY Unit Teaching Package (by Rodman Philbrick)
> GIVER Unit Teaching Package (by Lois Lowry)
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> HATCHET Unit Teaching Package (by Gary Paulsen)
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> HUNGER GAMES Unit Teaching Package (by Suzanne Collins)
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> LORD OF THE FLIES Unit Teaching Package (by William Golding)
> MANIAC MAGEE Unit Teaching Package (by Jerry Spinelli)
> MAZE RUNNER Unit Teaching Package (by James Dashner)
> NIGHT Unit Teaching Package (by Elie Wiesel)
> NUMBER THE STARS Unit Teaching Package (by Lois Lowry)
> OF MICE AND MEN Unit Teaching Package (by John Steinbeck)
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POETRY UNITS:

> Poetry Unit Complete PowerPoint and Packet - Genres, Forms, Techniques, Devices

GRAMMAR UNITS:

> Commas Complete Unit - Lessons, Assessments, Answer Keys - Grammar Ninja
> Parts of Speech Complete Unit - Lessons, Assessments, Answers - Grammar Ninja
> Subjects Verbs Complete Unit - Lessons, Assessments, Answer Keys - Grammar Ninja
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