The Last Stop on Market Street: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides lesson plans and activities for this award-winning literary work. This valuable resource guides teachers with ways to add more rigor with complex literature. Text-dependent questions help students analyze the text with higher-order thinking skills, with lessons focused on story elements, vocabulary, and more. Close reading activities throughout the literature units encourages students to use textual evidence as they revisit passages to respond more critically about the text. With various methods of assessing comprehension, this instructional guide offers strategies for cross-curricular activities as students build a greater understanding of this great literary work.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is a book about a boy who finds the negative in everything. He continuously says that he is going to move to Australia in order to escape his life. Handled in the right way, this story can help your child to find gratitude and compassion for those in his or her life. This lapbook includes a Teacher's guide that will help you to teach the topic. Hands-on fun awaits you as you enjoy this timeless children's book.
Does your daughter enjoy the American Girl books? This Lapbook goes along with Meet Kit. It goes chapter-by-chapter and also provides the answers. Create a keepsake for years to come while learning about this period of history. All templates and instructions are included.
Does your daughter enjoy the American Girl books? This Lapbook goes along with Meet Felicity. It goes chapter-by-chapter and also provides the answers. Create a keepsake for years to come while learning about this period of history. All templates and instructions are included.
Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet, eating her curds and whey. Who sat down beside her? Teach your students this classical nursery rhyme and poem with The Little Miss Muffet Project Pack. We have included 15 hands-on activities complete with instructions and reproducible graphics. This 30-page Project Pack gives you and your child 5 days of hands-on activities to learn about Little Miss Muffet and who sat down beside her!
Introduce your student to the story, A Pair of Red Clogs by Matsako Matsumo with The Red Clogs Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 81-page Project Pack includes a 7-page Research Guide, vocabulary, discussion questions, mini-research activities, and 20 hands-on activities that reinforce the concepts learned in the story. Follow the adventures of Mako and her new pair of red clogs!
What kind of trouble can one little duckling find himself in on the Yangtze River in China? Plenty! Follow the misadventures of a duck named Ping the Project Pack titled All About Ping based on the book The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese. This unit has a 6-page Research Guide, vocabulary, discussion questions, mini-research activities and 18 hands-on activities that reinforce the concepts learned in the story. A wonderful addition to any Pre-K to 3rd Grade curriculum!
Who are Mike and Mary Anne? You might be thinking they could be brother and sister. Mike is a man and Mary Anne is his steam Shovel. What is a steam Shovel, you ask? All you need is a copy of Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton and our Literature Project Pack, Mike and Mary Anne the Steam Shovel to find out! This 52-page Project Pack includes a brief summary with questions to help your student recall the story, vocabulary, and a mini guide about steam engines, as well as 10 hands-on Story Activities and 5 hands-on Steam Engine Activities. Pick up a copy today and take a journey with Mike and Mary Anne!
Find out what other tricks George the monkey can do when you read the story Curious George Rides a Bike and complete our Project Pack. In the Hands of a Child presents this story in our Literature Project Pack, George Rides a Bike. In this Project Pack, you will find a 7-page Research Guide dedicated to the story, including questions to ask your student, mini-research about monkeys and ostriches, and vocabulary. Next, you will find 20 hands-on activities that correspond to the story and the guide. If you have seen the movie or read the Curious George books, this is a fun project for you and your students!
Imagine wearing a coat made from rags. Probably doesn't sound like something you would see in the latest fashion magazine! Now imagine you are a little girl without a coat and you are given one made with scraps of fabric that played a role in the lives of many of your friends and family. It would be like wrapping yourself in a warm quilt each day. Learn more about this little girl and her rag coat when you read the heartwarming story, The Rag Coat by Lauren Mills and complete a lapbook with the Project Pack, The Girl in the Rag Coat. In this Project Pack, you will find a 6-page Research Guide dedicated to the story, including questions to ask your student, a mini-research guide about quilting, coal mining, Appalachia, and a vocabulary list. Next, you will find 24 hands-on activities that correspond to the story and the guide. What a great way to wrap up your winter studies, with our Literature Unit, The Girl in the Rag Coat.
Who is a girl named Sal and what does she have in common with a baby bear? Cook up some blueberry pancakes and read Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey to find out! Written in 1948, this classic tale about a girl picking blueberries with her mom is a must read for you and your students. In the Hands of a Child presents this story in our Literature Unit, Blueberry Sal. In this Project Pack, you will find a 7-page Research Guide dedicated to the story, including questions to ask your student, mini-research about bears, blueberries, Maine, and vocabulary. Next, you will find 29 hands-on activities that cover the story and concepts of the story!
This digital Lit Guide contains a diverse collection of cross-circular lessons to increase students' competency in understanding literary devices and developing vocabulary and sequencing skills. Resources in this eBook include reproducible worksheets, pre- and post-reading lessons, sectional activities, and quizzes and unit tests. Each downloadable Lit Guide will prove to be an integral part of the reading experience and an indispensible resource for core literature and individualized reading.This eBook literature guide is an entry in the Teacher Created Resources Primary Lit Guides series, comprised of the following best-selling titles: Strega Nona; If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and If You Give a Moose a Muffin; Molly's Pilgrim; The Great Kapok Tree; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; The Mitten; Frog and Toad are Friends; The Courage of Sarah Noble; Stone Soup; Curious George Series, and many more. All aforementioned eBooks, as well as the rest of the series, can be accessed by clicking on the 'View All In Series' button to the left.
Pick up a copy of Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton, grab a copy of this Project Pack and discover the adventures of a snowplow during a blizzard. This 77-page unit comes complete with a Research Guide that includes a story summary, questions to help your student recall the story, a mini-guide about snowstorms and compasses and 16 hands-on activities. Get the most out of the story, Katy and the Big Snow, with our Project Pack, Katy's Big Snow Day!
With Bibliotherapy, you can use children’s literature to improve cognitive, social, and emotional outcomes. This book shares 48 award-winning children’s books across six areas of bibliotherapy and connects them with appropriate and powerful activities that increase listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. The six bibliotherapy areas include: attachment and growth; creativity and critical thinking; bullying and building friendships; family matters (dynamics and change); poverty and social justice issues; and childhood challenges.
This Project Pack based on the novel, Charlotte's Web by E.B. White is a 141-page unit that comes complete with a Research Guide that includes a chapter-by-chapter summary of the story, questions to help your student recall the story, vocabulary, a mini-guide about pigs and spiders and a whopping 40 hands-on activities! Get the most out of the story, Charlotte's Web, with the Charlotte and Wilbur Project Pack.
Manage your independent reading program easily and instantly all year long! Includes ten reproducible activity packs filled with skill-building reading and writing activities that can be used with any book. Easy-to-follow directions allow kids to complete each activity pack on their own. Includes activities for fiction and nonfiction!