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Unsent Letter: Characterization in Briar Rose

For Teachers 7th - 12th
After completing Jane Yolen’s Briar Rose, class members assume the voice of Gemma and craft a personal letter to her granddaughter telling Becca how she feels about Becca’s actions and the discoveries at Chelmno. Complete directions for...
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Briar Rose: Character Comparison

For Students 7th - 8th
Expand this Venn diagram so it's a little larger for your class. As they're reading Briar Rose, stop them and encourage them to compare Becca and Gemma, two characters from the novel. A teacher's guide gives some possible ideas. 
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Briar Rose: Anticipation Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Prepare your readers for Briar Rose with an Anticipation Guide that asks them to agree or disagree with a series of statements that reflect issues raised by Jane Yolen’s narrative about a young girl’s research into her grandmother’s...
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KWHL Questioning Strategy for Briar Rose

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Whether new to the KWHL strategy or not readers of Briar Rose will benefit from the detailed procedures and templates designed for Jane Yolen’s novel. Links are provided for research into the Holocaust and activities reveal the many...
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Graphic Organizer: Venn Diagram for Briar Rose

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Compare and contrast the characters of Gemma and Becca from Briar Rose. Using a Venn diagram (not included but easy to create), readers will explore the characters. Not much direction or explanation is included here. 
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Paraphrasing

For Students 4th - 6th
In this paraphrasing practice worksheet, students read a brief selection and then respond to 5 multiple choice questions regarding context clues.
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The Winter’s Tale: Storybook Strategy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Introduce class members to the conventions of the romance genre and the theme of familial relationships with Mahlon F. Craft's illustrated Sleeping Beauty. The themes are a focus of their study of The Winter's Tale.
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Love and Friendship

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
"But which will bloom most constantly?" Ask your learners to examine the representations of love and friendship in Emily Bronte's poem. Class members answer four text-based questions and jot down some ideas for larger discussion questions.
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The Winter’s Tale: What’s in a Name?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Is Perdita lost? Is Leontes a lion? Hermione a messenger? Readers of "The Winter's Tale" research the names of the characters in Shakespeare's play and consider the implications of these names.