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This series of original and unique activities revolves around the picture book Wings by the author and illustrator Christopher Myers (son of author Walter Dean Myers). Wings is a very thought provoking and stylishly illustrated (constructed ?) story that focuses on the following Universal Themes:
This is not a Formal Lesson or Unit Plan per se, but rather a Collection of Unique, Review Sheets, 2-point Rubric Assessment Questions, Worksheets, Story Boards, Graphic Organizers, Vocabulary Cards and various other Activities. The Original Items will Work Perfectly as a Part of a Unit of Study in Fiction and its Related Literary Themes. They also make Excellent Bulleting Board Ideas! The Materials Provided can definitely be Used for Up to a 2 Week ELA Unit.
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Table of Contents>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Pages 3-5: Review/Assessment with 2-point Rubric Response Questions
Page 6: 2-point Rubric Response Template for Struggling Students
Pages 7-10: Vocabulary and Literary Terms Cut-Out Study Cards
Page 11: Sequence Order Graphic Organizer
Page 12: Character Trait Graphic Organizer/Response Template
Page 13: Character Study/Reflection Response Template
Page 14: Story Board/Drawing Activity Graphic Organizer
Page 15: “Wings” Cut Outs > Insert Student Photos for Bulletin Board Picture Tags to Accompany
Page 16: Synonym/Antonym Relationship Web Graphic Organizer
Pages 17 and 18: Advanced or Culminating Story Board
Page 19: Scroll Themed Response Template
Common Core Anchor Standards>>>>>>>>>>>
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.1 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.