This test gets students familiar with new Common Core PARCC assessments by requiring students to justify their answers with evidence from the novel. Assesses students knowledge of vocabulary, themes, comprehension, and symbolism in the The
As we move into Common Core standards, one strand that is encouraged is to bring in real nonfiction articles to relate to fictional literature pieces.
One novel that lends itself perfectly to this is The Giver by Lois Lowry. This handout
Making sure students understand the causes and effects of events in literature is imperative to comprehension and retention. They must understand how events are related and connected to understand deeper concepts like character motivation and point
The Hobbit is sweeping classrooms nationwide due to its emergence as a Common Core exemplar novel and the release of the major motion picture.
One of the most fascinating aspects of the novel for many students is the variety of fantasy races and