Character, Setting, & Major Events (Common Core RL.1.3 & RL.1.7)
I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 IL 3-5 RL 3.9
Author Study for Chris Van Allsburg and Tomie DePaola : Compare and Contrast
Author Study for Chris Van Allsburg and Tomie DePaola Teaching RL 3.9: Compare and Contrast theme, setting, and plot of two stories by the same author about the same or similar characters, as well as RL 3.4 distinguishing literal from nonliteral language. This is a 40 page, 6-week unit I will be teaching from Thanksgiving-the end of January, with the Polar Express hot chocolate party coinciding with the last day of school before Winter Break!
Comparing 2 Stories RL.3.9 FREEBIE
One Happy Teacher: Five for Friday and Currently!
Comparing and Contrasting anchor chart
Hair Tips for the DIY Girl: Easy French Twist Updo Bun Tutorial
Free printables for common core standards 3.RL.3, 4.RL.3, and 5.RL.3...Story Elements!
Reading Workshop - Turn Anchor Charts into Fillable Worksheets
TACO Story: 1 paper plate and construction paper for the meat/beans, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese. Students write TOPIC on the meat/beans, CHARACTERS on the lettuce, SETTING on the tomato, and PLOT on the cheese. This could also be used for sequencing and mexican/hispanic folktale or story.
Common Core: Plot - A Bad Case of Stripes Power Point