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21 resources with the concept touching spirit bear

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Touching Spirit Bear

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sharing comprehension strategies with learners makes them better readers. As they begin a unit on Ben Mikaelsen's Touching Spirit Bear, middle schoolers examine the title, cover, and the Japanese proverb that opens the novel. They...
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Preparing to Read the Anchor Text

For Teachers 7th Standards
A journal reflection on the Japanese epigraph, "Fall seven times, stand up eight" from Ben Mikaelson's Touching Spirit Bear launches a study of how authors use literary devices like the epigraph and flashbacks develop their themes and to...
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Touching Spirit Bear: Final Novel Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Close up your study of Touching Spirit Bear with any of these assessment options. Each of the four project options is described in detail. Also included is a page that learners can use to portion out their time to make sure they fulfill...
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Building Vocabulary: Touching Spirit Bear

For Students 6th - 8th
Two activities are provided for you here as you start to read Touching Spirit Bear with your class. First, introduce them to some of the new vocabulary they'll encounter once they start reading. Then, complete two KWHL charts. For the...
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Life is What You Make It

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students keep a learning log and role-play to discover how a positive attitude can affect their lives.  In this Touching Spirit Bear and optimism/pessimism lesson, student discuss optimism and pessimism in scenarios and in learning...
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Overpowering Power

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars develop vocabulary skills and create a logbook. In this Touching Spirit Bear lesson, students make predictions, write chapter summaries, and create a detailed character sketch.  Young scholars participate in a sharing...
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Look for the Good

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create learning log journals and creative projects about helping others. In this circle justice lesson, students read Touching Spirit Bear and watch Pay it Forward. Students discuss the themes of both works and analyze the...
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Wrapping It Up

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders create learning logs based on their understanding of community after reading Touching Spirit Bear. In this circle justice lesson, 10th graders use the provided worksheets to analyze the characters, plot, vocabulary, and...
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The Tracks We Leave

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students create a cooperative carousel and a creative project on the idea that each person has an impact on others. For this Touching Spirit Bear lesson, students participate in a sharing circle to discuss the importance of the choices a...
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Finding Forgiveness, Finding Yourself

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the importance of forgiveness and making positive choices. In this literature lesson, students read Touching Spirit Bear, discuss the importance of the chapters and complete short research projects.
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Circle Justice—Lesson 3: Learning to R.E.S.P.E.C.T

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the importance of respect, for themselves and others, through reading Touching Spirit Bear.  In this respect in language arts lesson, students record unknown vocabulary they encounter while reading, then look up...
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Touching Spirit Bear: Chapter 1

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this comprehension check worksheet, students respond to nine short answer questions covering chapter one of Touching Bear Spirit by Ben Mikaelsen in order to help them better understand the chapter and the novel.
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Touching Spirit Bear: Chapter 13

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this Touching Spirit Bear comprehension check worksheet, students respond to fifteen short answer questions covering chapter thirteen of Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen in order to help them better understand the chapter and the...
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Touching Spirit Bear: Chapters 19 & 20

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this Touching Spirit Bear comprehension check worksheet, students respond to seventeen short answer questions covering chapters nineteen and twenty of Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen in order to help them better understand the...
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Touching Spirit Bear: Chapter 14

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this Touching Spirit Bear comprehension check worksheet, students respond to eighteen short answer questions covering chapter fourteen of Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen in order to help them better understand the chapter and...
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Circle Justice—Lesson 1: The Anger Within

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the emotion of anger through the poem 'A Poison Tree'. In this poetry analysis lesson, students identify and decode unfamiliar vocabulary they encounter, engage in groups discussions and complete several writing...
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Juvenile Justice

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After reading Touching Spirit Bear, learners examine the justice system described in the novel. They research real-world justice systems, both traditional and alternative. In a comparative reasearch paper, scholars determine what they...
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Touching Spirit Bear: Chapter 15 & 16

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Touching Spirit Bear comprehension check worksheet, students respond to twenty-one short answer questions covering chapters fifteen and sixteen of Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen in order to help them better understand the...
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Touching Spirit Bear: Chapter 2

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Touching Spirit Bear comprehension check worksheet, students respond to eighteen short answer questions covering chapter two of Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen in order to help them better understand the chapter and the novel.
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Touching Spirit Bear: Chapter 21

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Touching Spirit Bear comprehension check worksheet, students respond to eighteen short answer questions covering chapter twenty-one of Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen in order to help them better understand the chapter and...
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Touching Spirit Bear Chapter Questions

For Students 8th - 9th
In this Touching Spirit Bear chapter questions worksheet, learners complete several questions over chapters eight and nine to determine their comprehension of the text.