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By Robyn Carter
This is a 130-page Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with the novel The Jumbies by Tracey BaptisteNOTE: This unit does NOT include an answer key. Though some questions here are designed to assess comprehension, the overall objective
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Creative Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.4.4, RL.4.6, RL.4.7, RL.4.10, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.7, RL.5.10...
$8.00
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By Robyn Carter
About this Unit & NovelThis is a Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with the graphic novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznick. The lessons and activities here are designed for a variety of age groups and disciplines.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Graphic Arts
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Literature Circles, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.7, RL.5.9, RL.5.10, W.5.1, W.5.1b...
$8.00
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By Robyn Carter
ABOUT THIS UNITThis is a 92-page literature study unit for use with the novel, Journey to Topaz by Yoshiko Uchida. Set during World War II, this work of historical fiction follows twelve year-old Yuki and her family from their home in Berkeley,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
$4.00
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By Robyn Carter
This is a 47-page packet of lit study questions for use with the novel Replay by Sharon Creech. NOTE: This unit does NOT include an answer key. Though some questions here are designed to assess comprehension, the overall objective is to promote
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
$4.00
48
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By Robyn Carter
About this Unit & NovelThis is a Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with the graphic novel, When Stars Are Scattered by Omar Mohamed and Victoria Jamieson. The lessons and activities here are designed for a variety of age groups
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Creative Writing
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.7, RL.5.10, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3...
$8.00
3
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Google Docs™
By Robyn Carter
About this UnitThis is a Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with the novel, Loser, by Newberry award-winner, Jerry Spinelli. The lessons and activities here are designed for a variety of age groups and disciplines. Curricular areas
Subjects:
Literature, Creative Writing, Reading
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
$5.00
83
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By Robyn Carter
This is a 28-page packet of literature and film study questions for use with the novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll and the 2010 Tim Burton film, Alice in Wonderland. For each chapter of the novel there is a five to seven
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Literature Circles, Novel Study
$4.00
35
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By Robyn Carter
ABOUT THIS UNITThis is an editable, Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with the novel, The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis, and the novel-in-verse, Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson. The focus is on
Subjects:
Literature, Creative Writing, Reading
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.7, RL.5.9, RL.5.10, RF.5.4, RF.5.4a...
$8.00
35
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By Robyn Carter
This is a 65-page packet of lit study questions for use with the Newberry award-winning novel Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata. NOTE: This unit does NOT include an answer key. Though some questions here are designed to assess comprehension, the overall
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
$4.00
14
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By Robyn Carter
About this Unit & NovelThis is a Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with the graphic novel, A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel, adapted from Madeleine L’Engle’s 1963 Newberry-winner by Hope Larson. The lessons and activities
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Creative Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Literature Circles, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.7, RL.5.9, RL.5.10, W.5.1, W.5.1a...
$8.00
4
Online Resource
Google Docs™
By Robyn Carter
About this Unit & NovelThis is a Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with the novel, The Thief Lord, by Cornelia Funke. The lessons and activities here are designed for a variety of age groups and disciplines. Curricular areas
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Creative Writing
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.7, RL.5.9, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3...
$9.00
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By Robyn Carter
About This UnitThis is a study unit for use with the novel, The Iron Giant, by Ted Hughes (originally published as The Iron Man in 1968) and the 1999 film, The Iron Giant, directed by Brad Bird. The film is a very loose adaptation of the novel;
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Creative Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Movie Guides, Literature Circles, Novel Study
$4.00
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By Robyn Carter
About this UnitThis is a 156 page literature study unit for use with the novel, Goodbye, Vietnam, by Gloria Whelan, and the poetry collection Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai. Set shortly after the fall of Saigon, Goodbye, Vietnam
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Creative Writing
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
$5.00
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By Robyn Carter
ABOUT THIS UNITThis is a 96-page Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with the novel, Joey Pigza Loses Control by Jack Gantos. With both humor and pathos, this Newberry Award-winner explores themes of addiction, recovery, and divorce as
Subjects:
Literature, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
$4.00
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By Robyn Carter
This is an editable Google doc that includes two sets of prompts for use with the film Hugo. After purchase, you will download a PDF with a link to the doc. The first set of questions focuses on a comparative analysis between the film and The
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
L.5.4, L.5.4a, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$2.00
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By Robyn Carter
About this Unit & NovelThis is a 65-page Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with the novel, Ghosts, by Raina Telgemeier. The lessons and activities here are designed for a variety of age groups and disciplines. Curricular areas
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Creative Writing
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.3...
$7.00
7
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By Robyn Carter
This is a 134-page, Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with the novel, The Great Gilly Hopkins, by Newbery award-winner, Katherine Paterson, and the poetry collection (“novel-in-poems”), Locomotion, by Newbery award-winner,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Creative Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
$5.00
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By Robyn Carter
Prepositions star in Robert Burleigh's poem and picture book, Hoops, and this 8-lesson mentor poet study highlights this often underrated part of speech. Available as an editable Google doc, this unit includes:• Links to an editable Kahoot game and
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides
CCSS:
CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.9, CCRA.W.10, CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.5
$5.00
Online Resource
Google Docs™
By Robyn Carter
This is a 126-page Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with the 2000 Newberry award-winning novel, Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis. Set at the height of the Great Depression, the novel tells the story of ten year-old Bud
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Creative Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
$7.00
6
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By Robyn Carter
Available as an editable Google doc, this week-long poetry unit includes:• A link to an age-appropriate image slideshow to spark student writing.• Prompts, graphic organizers and word banks to scaffold students as they draft haikus of their own.•
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.5.10, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.9, CCRA.W.10, CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.3
$3.00
Online Resource
Google Docs™
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Seventeen years teaching elementary and middle grade writing workshops. Three years experience teaching at the college level. Visit my website: https://robynadaircarter.wixsite.com/website

MY TEACHING STYLE

Inquiry-based & Common Core-aligned approach to teaching ELA. I use the Teachers College model to teaching craft in the writing workshop.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

San Francisco WritersCorps teaching artist.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

MFA in Creative Writing

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Robyn Carter teaches creative writing to both college and elementary school students--undergraduates at Ashford University, and third, fourth and fifth-graders at Redding Elementary School where she serves as a San Francisco WritersCorps teaching artist in residence. Visit https://room2ruminations.home.blog/ to read poetry, stories and graphic mini-novels by the kids in her class. Robyn blogs at KQED In the Classroom and her fiction has appeared in Conjunctions, West Branch, A-Minor Magazine, Colorado Review, NANOFiction, Ninth Letter and other journals. She holds an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte.

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