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44 resources with the keyterm Response to Literature

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Biography Study Guide: Diana: Her True Story

For Students 9th
Teaching tools for homeschoolers support student-centered literature study. Aimed at readers of the biography Diana: Her True Story in Her Own Words by Andrew Morton, but useful with any text, the materials are widely applicable: graphic...
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Writing Prompts for High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Are you teaching a high school language arts class and stumped for writing topics? Five pages of writing prompts for all kinds of writing should help you out. Many of these prompts refer to texts that are not included in this resource,...
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Literature Study Guides: Arthur Miller's The Crucible

For Students 8th - 10th
These teaching tools for homeschoolers support student-centered literature study. (I'd use them in my classroom.) Aimed at Arthur Miller's play The Crucible, but useful with any text, the materials are widely applicable: graphic...
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Literature Study Guide: Romeo and Juliet

For Students 8th - 9th
Geared toward Romeo and Juliet, the teaching tools included in this resource are designed to support student-centered literature study, at home or in the classroom. Although labeled for Shakespeare's play, the activities could be used...
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Literature Study Guide: Cry, the Beloved Country

For Students 10th
For homeschool or the classroom: response to reading activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map relevant to any reading task. Resource is designated for use with Alan Paton's Cry,...
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Explorers: James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Expand readers' study of character with Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach and connect it to social studies curriculum by analyzing James as a world explorer. Readers create a character cluster (model attached) of James by citing...
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Teach21 Lesson: The Writing of Kate DiCamillo, Lesson 13/17

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After reading chapters 18-21 of The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo, students write a journal about a time when they have comforted someone. They then work together to answer discussion questions about the four chapters, and prepare to...
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ELD Lesson Plan: Habitats

For Teachers 3rd
Explore the biomes of the Earth with your ELD pupils. Explore the natural habitats of many animals and plants. After a discussion on different habitats and the animals which live there, individuals are prompted to create their own animal...
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Homeschooling Chronicles: Literature Analysis

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Developing a check list can make writing a literature analysis easier.
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the Little Red Riding Hood

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students respond to the story of Little Red Riding Hood. In this Red Riding Hood lesson, students retell and discuss story elements.  Students practice phonic sounds.  Students role play, make predictions, use picture cards and practice...
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The Snowman

For Teachers K - 1st
Students view the wordless book The Snowman.  In this Snowman book lesson, students discuss the events in the pictures of the book.  Students write a sentence with illustration to respond to the book.  Students paint CD's and create a...
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Writing a Critical Response to Literature Using a Compare/Contrast Format

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read, analyze and comprehend two poems - Emily Dickinson's I'm Nobody and Walter de la Mare's Me. They write a brief essay in which the two poems are compared/contrasted.
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How to Write a Four Star Extended Response

For Students 4th - 6th
Teach pupils how to write a strong extended response with this handout. Learners can follow the instructions to write their responses and keep this page with them for reference. There are examples included. This might be a useful...
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The Prince Literature Study Guide

For Students 7th - 9th
In this The Prince worksheet, students prepare a reading schedule, complete chapter assignments, choose a response to literature, complete a story plot flow chart and a character map.  Students then review the book and create an...
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Writing a Book Review - Fiction

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write a fiction book review. In this response to literature lesson plan, 5th graders read a story and share their understanding and opinion of the book. They write what the book is about, what they like about the book, and...
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Writing a Book Review - Non-Fiction

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write a book review for a nonfiction book. In this response to literature lesson, 5th graders read a nonfiction book and write a review that gets others interested in reading the book without giving too much away. The...
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Writing Process

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete activities with the book Help! I'm a Prisoner in the Library by Eth Clifford. In this literature lesson plan, 4th graders read through chapter 4 of the book and respond to the policeman's phone calls. They choose...
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Writing Letters to Fairytale Characters

For Teachers 1st
First graders read a story. In this letter writing lesson, 1st graders read The Jolly Postmanand then review letter format. Students write a letter to a fairytale character.
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Our Five Senses Affect Food Choices

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students read My Five Senses: A Lion's Tale. In this five senses lesson, students understand the relationship between their five senses and how they affect their food choices. Students write journal entries about their senses and the...
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Mysteries in A Bag

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create stories from contents found in a bag. The stories are to be shared with others in small groups or in front of the class. The teacher should demonstrate the lesson using a bag with contents in it to model the activity.