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Stuart Little Lesson Plans
Tom Sawyer Lesson Plans
Velveteen Rabbit Study Guides
Where the Red Fern Grows Lesson Plans
Wizard of Oz Lesson Plans
Classics to Teach Reading Comprehension
The Outsiders Lesson Plans and Study Guides

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Using Beloved Children's Classics to Teach Reading Comprehension

Grapes of Wrath lesson plansAbout the book Using Beloved Classics to Deepen Reading Comprehension by Monica Edinger:

"Digging deep into literature helps students with many aspects of their learning. I've seen them become more fluent readers, more able decoders, and more confident at comprehension — all as a result of their literary explorations," says author Monica Edinger. Monice has made literature studies an integral part of her classroom. In this book, she shares the lessons, strategies, and activities that have been so successful for her.

This book includes:

bulletan author study of children's author E.B. White
bulleta thematic study of Cinderalla stories
bulletan artistic study of Alice In Wonderland illustrations
bulleta comparative study of the original The Wonderful Wizard of Oz text and various film versions

Each unit includes:

bulletreproducible student response packets
bulletdiscussion questions
bulletliterature connections
bulletInternet links
bulletbackground information
bulletsample student work

In addition, the author discusses how to introduced and manage journals, whole-class discussions, student-led small-group discussions, literature centers, read-alouds, and more to create a literacy-rich learning environment that delights students. Her story will inspire you and your students to read deeply, developing a love of literature that will last a lifetime.

About the author:

Monica Edinger is a teacher at the Dalton School in New York City. She is the author of Seeking History: Teaching with Primary Sources in Grades 4 - 6 and, with Stephanie Fins, of Far Away and Long Ago: Young Historians in the Classroom, in addition to numerous articles. Monica has also been an active presence online for many years. She has developed online curricula related to children's literature and history for Scholastic Network, the Library of Congress, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, among other organizations.

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More Teacher's Study Guides for Pulitzer Prize-winning Novels:
Bunnicula Lesson Plans
Gullivers Travels Lesson Plans
Indian in the Cupboard Lesson Plans
Little House on the Prairie Study Guides
Stuart Little Lesson Plans
Tom Sawyer Lesson Plans
Velveteen Rabbit Study Guides
Where the Red Fern Grows Lesson Plans
Wizard of Oz Lesson Plans
Classics to Teach Reading Comprehension
The Outsiders Lesson Plans and Study Guides

Science Fiction Study Guides and more:
Chronicles of Narnia
C.S. Lewis' Space Trilogy
Enders Game Lesson Plans
Fahrenheit 451 Lesson Plans
Flowers for Algernon Lessons
Frankenstein Study Guides
The Giver Lesson Plans
Handmaid's Tale Study Guide
Harry Potter Study Guides
The Hobbit Study Guides
A Wrinkle in Time Study Guides
More Sci-Fi Lesson Plans
Science Fiction to teach Science
Shakespeare Study Guides
Newbery Medal Study Guides
Caldecott Medal Study Guides
Teach Classic Children's Tales
Pulitzer Prize Lesson Plans
American History Lesson Plans
Anne Frank Lesson Plans

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WWII history for young readers

 

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