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Wonder (R.J. Palacio) Culminating Activities
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Wonder (R.J. Palacio) Culminating Activities

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This package offers your students a creative way to summarize what they have learned while reading the novel, "Wonder", a children's novel by R.J. Pallacio's. A novel about a boy that deals with an agonizing journey from the safe solitude of home schooling to the difficulties of public school, because of his differences. The students will have the opportunity to revisit 2 of the novel's themes as well as write about the setting and the plot. Also included are 3 vocabulary match activities (answers included) to use after each part of the book. Vocabulary Match 1 for part 1, and so on. All activities could be used as a quick assessment tool. Total Pages 11
The Mouse and the Motorcycle Activities
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The Mouse and the Motorcycle Activities

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The Mouse and the Motorcycle is a children's novel written by Beverly Cleary. A young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a world of excitement when a boy named Keith and his shiny toy motorcycle check in to the Mountain View Inn. Use these activities after reading the novel for a quick assessment tool. Included are questions about the setting, characters, plot and themes. Students also get the opportunity to complete acrostic templates, "Ralph and Keith" and work with some vocabulary found in the novel. Other activities include creating a new book cover/title, designing a bookmark, creating a storyboard, imagery, poster and much more! Total Pages: 20
Le Mondial 2018 (World Cup Soccer)
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Le Mondial 2018 (World Cup Soccer)

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Get your students excited about the upcoming soccer games with these French, fun and educational resources. <strong> Included: -world soccer quick fact sheet -3 acrostic templates -word search with answer sheet -soccer vocabulary match sheet (answers included) -sentence writing sheet -a word make with answer sheet -country and flag match with answer sheet -design a flag, rough draft and good copy sheets -design a cup, rough draft and good copy sheets </strong> 19 pages.
Fantastic Mr. Fox Vocabulary by Chapter
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Fantastic Mr. Fox Vocabulary by Chapter

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Fantastic Mr. Fox is a children's novel written by Roald Dahl. At night, Mr. Fox steals chickens, ducks, and turkeys from three mean and wealthy farmers. The farmers try to get back at him, however, Mr. Fox outwits them. Use the vocabulary to introduce each of the 18 chapters. Students can locate the words in the dictionary prior to reading each chapter. Students can find the meaning and part of speech. This exercise will assist students to better understand the content of each chapter. A word sort sheet is provided for the students. As they learn new vocabulary in each chapter, they will place each word in the appropriate part of speech box. To differentiate for the Special Ed./ESL student, have them locate each word using an online dictionary. As an extension, have students write original sentences for each vocabulary word after reading each chapter in the novel. Sheet provided. Total Pages 9
The Breadwinner-Culminating Activities
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The Breadwinner-Culminating Activities

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The Breadwinner, a children's novel by Deborah Ellis is about an 11-year-old girl named Parvana. She is forced by circumstances to be the breadwinner for her family in a war-torn Taliban-era in Afghanistan. While reading the novel, have a class discussion on how girls and women are treated differently than boys and men. Then have the students complete the comic strip assignment sheet, that will show that girls and women should be given the same freedom as boys and men. After completing the novel, have your students complete the poster assignment. A poster rubric is included. As an extension, have the students present the poster to their classmates. A great assessment tool for Novel Study and Media Literacy as well! The Book report can be used as a quick assessment. It contains short activities that deal with the settings, characters, plot and themes. Students will also have the opportunity to design a new cover for the novel and give it a new title. The "Parvana" acrostic template could be used as a character sketch. Total Pages 8
Peacemaking Activity and Lesson Plan
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Peacemaking Activity and Lesson Plan

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Peacemaking begins with each one of us. This activity will bring awareness to the students that something as little as a disagreement in the school yard, could result in negative feelings between two or more people. Students will also realize, that they can become peacemakers in their own school. Includes a procedural writing page as well as a comic strip template page. Includes an easy to follow lesson plan. Prints well in grayscale setting too! Total Pages 6
The Giver Vocabulary Pack
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The Giver Vocabulary Pack

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THE GIVER (by Lois Lowry) Vocabulary Pack includes: -a word search (answers included) -a vocabulary sentence writing sheet -a word sort sheet to be used with the word search vocabulary words (could be used to review parts of speech or as a grammar quiz) -a vocabulary match (answers included) that could be used as a quiz Pgs. 7
Wonder (R. J. Palacio) Word Searches
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Wonder (R. J. Palacio) Word Searches

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A great way to introduce or conclude the novel, WONDER, by R. J. Palacio. A novel about a boy that deals with an agonizing journey from the safe solitude of home schooling to the difficulties of public school, because of his differences. Students will be able to review 80 vocabulary words using the 2 word searches (answers included). Students will also get the opportunity to sort the vocabulary words in the proper parts of speech boxes, as well as write sentences using the vocabulary words found in the word searches. Total Pages 7
Birthday Invitation Activity and Lesson Plan
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Birthday Invitation Activity and Lesson Plan

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What better way to celebrate your students' birthdays than by having your students design their own birthday invitation! Have your students complete this fun activity any time of the school year. Includes an easy to follow lesson plan too! Prints well in grayscale setting. Contains U.S. and non-U.S. spelling. Pgs. 6
Charlotte's Web Novel Activities
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Charlotte's Web Novel Activities

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The Novel Activities package is a creative way for the students to recap their knowledge and understanding of the novel, Charlotte's Web, by E. B. White. Students will be able to give you information on the setting, characters, plot and write sentences using some of the vocabulary words. They will also have the opportunity to write about one of the many themes found in the novel. This package includes: -3 page book report -2 word searches (with answer sheets) -2 sentence writing sheets -"Charlotte" Acrostic sheet -2 vocabulary match sheets (with answer sheet) P.S. When printing horizontal pages, change page set up on printer to "landscape". You have the flexibility to use each page of this resource at the same time or at different times of your novel study, depending what your lesson focus is. For example, if you are discussing settings and characters, just use page 1, and so on. As an alternative, you can cut out each section/part of the resource and mount it on cardstock to use in Language centers, Literature Circles or Mobiles. Great for Special Ed. and ESL students too, as it is easy to follow with definitions of each part of a story, setting, characters, plot, etc.
Friend Poem Activity and Lesson Plan
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Friend Poem Activity and Lesson Plan

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A fun way to write a poem and review adjectives at the same time! Students will create a Friend Poem using adjectives and then illustrate what they have written. Includes an easy to follow lesson plan! Prints well in grayscale setting too. Pgs. 6
Needs and Wants
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Needs and Wants

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The Needs and Wants activity is a great way for your students to learn the difference between "a need and a want"! The resource includes 2 sheets that could be used as posters while teaching the lesson. It also includes a sheet with pictures that students will cut out and paste on the appropriate sheet, depending if it is a need or a want. Also included is a sheet with words of the same items as the picture sheet. You have the option to have the students cut and paste the pictures or the words or both together. A great way to differentiate the activity among your students! Picture sheet comes in color and grey scale. Great for Special Ed./ESL, ELL students. Total Pages 8
The Outsiders Vocabulary by Chapter
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The Outsiders Vocabulary by Chapter

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The Outsiders Vocabulary by Chapter is intended to be used along side with the novel by S. E. Hinton. Use the vocabulary to introduce each of the 12 chapters. Students can locate the words in the dictionary prior to reading each chapter. Students can find the meaning and part of speech. This exercise will assist students to better understand the content of each chapter. A word sort sheet is provided for the students. As they learn new vocabulary in each chapter, they will place each word in the appropriate part of speech box. To differentiate for the Special Ed./ESL student, have them locate each word using an online dictionary. As an extension, have students write original sentences for each vocabulary word after reading each chapter in the novel. Sheet provided. Total Pages 7
The Wild Robot Chapter Questions and Vocabulary
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The Wild Robot Chapter Questions and Vocabulary

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The Wild Robot by Peter Brown is a story about a friendly robot named Roz, who finds herself shipwrecked on an island full of wild animals. Included in this resource are questions and vocabulary words for Chapters 1-80 (1 sheet for each chapter). Use the questions to recap each chapter orally or have students complete the sheets. Each chapter also contains chapter vocabulary words that can be used to find the meaning or write sentences for each. Check out the author's website! 82 Pages
The Outsiders Vocabulary Matches
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The Outsiders Vocabulary Matches

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A creative way for the students to recap their knowledge and understanding of the vocabulary words found in the novel, The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. Includes 3 vocabulary matches with answer sheets. Use each vocabulary match sheet before or after completing the novel chapters. The vocabulary matches could be used as a quick assessment tool as well! Enjoy the audiobook on YouTube! Total Pages 7
Fish in a Tree Culminating Activities
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Fish in a Tree Culminating Activities

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Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt is an amazing novel about a middle school girl who feels that she somehow can't fit in. Her new teacher, Mr. Daniels, finally uncovers the full extent of Ally’s problem. Students will recap the main setting, main character, plot, themes and complete some vocabulary activities. Albert Einstein's quote will be analyzed by the students as well. Students will have the opportunity to redesign the book cover, ask questions about dyslexia and summarize the main character and book using the acrostic templates, "Ally Nickerson" and "Fish in a Tree". Bonus: -Character Traits sheet (to assist with acrostics) -Novel VS Movie templates Total pages 12.
The Outsiders Culminating Activities
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The Outsiders Culminating Activities

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This culminating activity package includes: -a word search (with answers) -a part of speech word sort -a 4 page book report -an acrostic template with the book's title -a character trait sheet (useful for completing acrostic) The book report is a creative way for the students to recap their knowledge and understanding of the novel, The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. Enjoy the audiobook on YouTube! Students will be able to give you information on the settings, characters, and plot. Vocabulary words will be researched and sentences will be written. They will also have the opportunity to write about one of the many themes and symbols found in the novel. Lastly, they will create a new book cover with a new title. A great assessment tool as well! Total Pages 10
My Favorite Story Character
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My Favorite Story Character

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This activity is a creative way for your students to connect with one of their favorite story characters. Activity contains a drawing section as well. Bonus: Story Book Character Traits sheet Prior to completing this activity, brainstorm with the students all the different traits that a character could have. Pgs. 3
My Writing Journeys-Junior Grades-FREE
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My Writing Journeys-Junior Grades-FREE

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Try out these FREE sample pages with your students! Included are sample pages from our complete booklet, My Writing Journeys-Junior Grades ( UK & Australia). Click here...My Writing Journeys-Junior Grades ( UK & Australia) Please note: We also carry a U.S. Version in our store. Click here... My Writing Journeys -U.S. These activities are suitable for students in Grades 4-6. An excellent accompaniment to the Daily 5 Program! Cross-curricular topics too! Includes a variety of "writing forms". Each two-page activity includes "word wall" words for each activity. Great for word study. Also contains graphic organizers and an art/drawing section. Some topics/activities could be linked to Health, Science and Visual Arts. Total Pages 9