A story writing packet for a unit on "The Lightning Thief," by Rick Riordan. Students will write their own half-blood story with 16 pages of guidance on creating characters, locations, and event sequences. They will fill in a story map and edit
Used as part of a unit on Greek mythology. Includes the story of the gorgon Medusa alongside Common Core aligned questions. Question focuses are labeled, and require students to access prior knowledge, make connections to their experiences, cite
This activity was created to help students visualize Percy Jackson's quest in "The Lightning Thief," by Rick Riordan. I used it with my 6th grade ELA class after they read chapter 9. It contains step-by-step instructions that require students to
Used as part of a literature unit on "The Lightning Thief" and Greek mythology. Includes the story of the god Pan alongside Common Core aligned questions. Question focuses are labeled, and require students to access prior knowledge, make connections
These are bookmarks for students to use during MIRP or independent reading time. As they read, they should add to the summary on their bookmark. This set was used for a mysteries unit, and requires students to identify the setting and characters,
This packet was created to help my 6th grade students write their own mystery story. It is aligned to Common Core W.6.3, and contains 13 worksheet-type pages aimed at helping students develop characters, clues, conflict, and sequence of events. It
A graphic organizer that can be used either to create a character for a student's own story, or to describe a character from a story they have read. Includes information about both physical traits and character traits.
This is a project I created to use in my 6th-8th grade computer apps classes. Students use a variety of websites and Google Docs to design their own restaurant. Activities include choosing a concept and atmosphere, designing a logo, shopping for