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To Kill a Mockingbird: Novel Study

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Edgar Rice Burroughs was an American fiction writer whose biggest claim to fame was the creation of Tarzan. Using the novel study for Harper Lee's beloved novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, pupils research and list facts about him or another...
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A Taste of Blackberries: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Blackberry pie, blackberry cobbler ... what other recipes use blackberries? Scholars hunt for an interesting blackberry recipe to copy and share with friends after using the novel study for A Taste of Blackberries by Doris Buchanan...
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Surviving the Applewhites: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
The Bradys, the Flintstones, and the Simpsons are some of pop culture's most memorable families. So how do the Applewhites stack up? Using a novel study for Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan, scholars answer text-based...
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The Summer of Riley: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
The Labrador retriever is America's most popular dog breed. With the novel study for The Summer of Riley by Eve Bunting, scholars learn more about the sweet, lovable animal. Additionally, they write quatrain poems, explore foreshadowing...
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Stella By Starlight: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Who were the Ku Klux Klan, and what role did they play in the United States during the Great Depression? Using the Stella by Starlight novel study, scholars research the organization and answer questions relating to Sharon M. Draper's...
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Skink No Surrender: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The oldest turtle ever recorded lived to the age of 188! As it turns out, two characters from Carl Hiaasen's Skink No Surrender are fascinated by these shelled creatures. Using the novel study, scholars research three types of turtles...
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Third Grade Angels: Novel Study

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
A million things to do, a ton of homework ... hyperbole sure does help get the point across! With the novel study for Jerry Spinelli's Third Grade Angels, scholars practice writing their own exaggerated sentences. Additionally, they...
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Snow Treasure: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
What does it mean to be courageous? With the study guide for Marie McSwigan's novel, Snow Treasure, scholars answer questions about the text and practice new vocabulary. They also write quatrain poems about courage or another theme from...
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Nim's Island: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
A deserted island, a sea lion, and a volcanic eruption ... adventure awaits! Using a helpful novel study, scholars complete a brief vocabulary exercise and answer 10 reading comprehension questions about Nim's Island. Next, they write...
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One-Eyed Cat: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
The Great Depression was a devastating period in American history that lasted for an entire decade. Using an enlightening novel study, scholars uncover additional facts about the era. They also write quatrain poems focusing on themes...
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Old Wolf: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Do wolves ever attack humans? An informative novel study for Old Wolf helps pupils conduct research to answer the question. They also decode anagrams, learn about onomatopoeia, and write quatrain poems about themes from the novel. 
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Hello Universe: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Every neighborhood has its own unique cast of characters, and the crew in the novel Hello Universe is no exception. The characters in Erin Entrada Kelly's novel take center stage in a study guide based on the text. Readers answer...
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Hank Zipzer: Niagara Falls, or Does It?: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Sometimes kids feel like they just can't do anything right. As they'll learn in a novel study guide, Hank Zipzer knows that feeling all too well. Activities introduce the protagonist of the novel and explore key events, as well as cover...
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The Great Gilly Hopkins: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Every day in the United States, more than 400,000 children live in the foster care system. The Great Gilly Hopkins tells about one such girl stuck in the system and her plan to reunite with her birth mother. A study guide introduces the...
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The Great Brain: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Some characters stick with readers for a long time. A novel study introduces readers to The Great Brain, a slick-talking, 10-year-old con man—a very memorable character. Along with basic comprehension questions and vocabulary words, the...
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Novel Study

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Buzz! Beep! Hiss! Scholars invent their own examples of onomatopoeia in response to a prompt in the The Boy in the Striped Pajamas novel study guide. Pupils also write a quatrain poem that focuses on a theme from the text and demonstrate...
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Ben and Me Novel Study

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
The lightning rod, bifocals, and swim fins: it is difficult to imagine a world without the inventions of Ben Franklin. With the Ben and Me novel study, pupils research fascinating facts about the famous inventor. Scholars also write...
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Belle Prater's Boy Novel Study

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
"Around 5:00 a.m. on a warm Sunday morning in October 1953, my Aunt Belle left her bed and vanished from the face of the earth." So begins the mysterious novel Belle Prater's Boy by Ruth White. Scholars answer 10 reading comprehension...
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Because of Mr. Terupt Novel Study

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
The comedian, the intellect, the new kid ... every classroom has its cast of characters, and Mr. Terupt's fifth-grade class is no exception. Using the novel study, scholars explore Because of Mr. Terupt with comprehension questions and...
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Amos Fortune: Free Man Novel Study

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
"It does a man no good to be free until he learns how to live," said Amos Fortune, the son of an African king who was captured by slave traders and brought to America. Learners use the novel study to explore the biographical novel Amos...
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Poetic Devices

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have everything you need to know about the elements of poetry with a nine-page handout. Split into four categories—word sounds, meanings, arrangement, and imagery—budding poets may reference terms, read definitions, descriptions, and...
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Teaching Shakespeare: Sonnet 73

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
It's that time of year to consider how Shakespeare selects his images and structures his Sonnet 73 to develop the meaning of the poem. Class members examine the rhyme scheme, the indented lines, the conceit, and the images used in each...
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Spring into Poetry

For Students 3rd Standards
Looking to cover types of poetry and informational text in one lesson? Use a reading comprehension activity that focuses on explanations of rhyming poems, acrostics, quatrains, and haikus, while prompting third graders to answer...
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Poetry: The Most Compact Form of Literature

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Introducing or need to review literary devices and terms for a study of poetry? Though text heavy, the explanations and examples of key poetic devices will provide learners with the vocabulary they need to discuss and craft poems.