Kathryn Grimmick

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By Kathryn Grimmick
This is a fun, Common Core-aligned, guided reading packet to go with the novel Gooseberry Park by Cynthia Rylant. This packet stretches the entire novel. Each chapter is represented with questions and responses. This packet addresses:
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.4.1, RL.4.4, RL.5.1, RL.5.4, W.4.3, W.5.3, L.4.4, L.4.5, L.5.4...
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By Kathryn Grimmick
Enjoy this two-page activity prior to beginning your "Gift of the Magi" (O. Henry) unit. Could be used as a gift-giving lesson without reading the story as well. Students think about what gifts are, who they give them to, how they afford them,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
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By Kathryn Grimmick
This is a fun, Common Core-aligned, guided reading packet to go with the novel The Word Eater by Mary Amato. This packet stretches the entire novel. Each chapter is represented with questions and responses. This packet addresses: comprehension
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.4, RL.4.6, RL.5.1, RL.5.4, RL.5.6, RL.6.1, RL.6.4, W.4.2, W.5.2, W.6.2...
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By Kathryn Grimmick
Enjoy this poetry activity allowing students to reflect upon their own items and belongings, and what they say about their personality. Students model their poem after the poem entitled, "Left Behind" (pages 57-59) in Thanhha Lai's verse novel,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Novel Study
$1.50
$1.25
27 ratings
3.9
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By Kathryn Grimmick
I love this project! It shows such great creativity and thinking from my middle schoolers. Upon completing Wonder by RJ Palacio, have your students compose a precept postcard, like Mr. Browne encourages his own students to do. Students will come
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Novel Study
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43 ratings
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By Kathryn Grimmick
I have bundled together all of my Bud, Not Buddy reading comprehension ("DIRT"/Did you read this?) quizzes for all of the 19 chapters in the book. Quizzes range from 3-10 questions. Some include additional bonus questions, which my students love.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Novel Study
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20 ratings
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By Kathryn Grimmick
Enjoy this fun, common core aligned guided reading for the novel Numbering all the Bones by Ann Rinaldi. This packet includes each chapter in the novel, as well as a pre-reading KWL chart about the Civil War, reading schedule, and two optional
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Printables
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.5.1, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.6.1, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.7.1...
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By Kathryn Grimmick
Enjoy this pre-reading document to be used with Linda Sue Park's novel, A Long Walk to Water. This two-page document assesses students background knowledge about Sudan in a general way (ie: where is it, what is it, what does it look like?). The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
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28 ratings
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By Kathryn Grimmick
This is one of my favorite activities to complete with my students while reading the novel Unbroken. Students compose journal entries imagining they are Louie, Mac, and Phil stranded at sea. This document guides students through 7 journal entries,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Novel Study
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By Kathryn Grimmick
This product aligns with another product I have in my store: Haunted House for Sale. This item is the rubric for assessing the paper which is written using another product in my store. It will be only 75 cents until Halloween! Happy Haunted
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment
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By Kathryn Grimmick
This is a Common Core-aligned, guided reading packet to go with the novel All the Broken Pieces by Ann E Burg. This packet stretches the entire novel, providing text-dependent comprehension questions, as well as addressing inferencing, analysis of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, World History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Printables
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.4, RL.5.6, RL.6.1, RL.6.4, RL.7.1, RL.7.4, RL.8.1, RL.8.6, W.5.1, W.5.3...
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By Kathryn Grimmick
I recently read the BFG by Roald Dahl with my 5th graders. They absolutely loved it, and didn't even seem to realize I was sneaking in context clue practice! The BFG uses a lot of nonsense words that the students loved. It seemed only right to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Scaffolded Notes
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25 ratings
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By Kathryn Grimmick
Enjoy this poetry activity allowing students to reflect upon their own thoughts and wishes. Students model their poem after the poem entitled, "Birthday Wishes" (pages 30-31) in Thanhha Lai's verse novel, Inside Out and Back Again. Rubric is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Novel Study
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By Kathryn Grimmick
This one-page document guides students through creating their very own Mexican yarn doll, just like the one created in the novel Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan. The document contains images walking students through each step. All teachers will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Novel Study
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By Kathryn Grimmick
Enjoy this fun project I use to culminate my mythology project. Students all take on the persona of a Greek god or goddess and design a throne to best suit their character. Students not only describe it in writing, but create a physical model as
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Arts
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Assessment
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By Kathryn Grimmick
I have compiled all of the pieces of my Career Research Mini-Unit to share! During this mini-unit, students research career fields of interest using reputable websites, develop resumes and business cards, and prepare and present a "job pitch" to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Career and Technical Education
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans
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By Kathryn Grimmick
I have included a fun, in-depth guided reading packet to accompany the novel Wringer by Jerry Spinelli. This packet addresses every single one of the 40 chapters in the novel, and also includes a reading schedule page, pre-reading activities, and a
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Printables
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$7.00
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By Kathryn Grimmick
A great "DYRT" (Did You Read This) quiz for the first section of Dark Water Rising, one of the Common Core module novels for 5th grade. This quiz includes 15 multiple choice questions focusing on basic comprehension and figurative language, as well
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Novel Study
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By Kathryn Grimmick
Please enjoy this end-of-novel activity and project for the novel A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park. This product uses authentic material from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) to teach students about the parasite: Guinea
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Novel Study
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$5.00
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By Kathryn Grimmick
I have included the set of Common Core Aligned reading comprehension questions I use when reading From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg in small reading groups or whole class. I have the students respond to the
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.6, RL.5.3, RL.5.6, RL.6.1, RL.6.4, RL.6.6, RL.7.1, RL.7.4, RL.7.6...
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