The Dark Is Rising: An Instructional Guide for Literature

  • Grade: 4-8
  • Item: 40203
  • ISBN: 9781425889760

The Dark Is Rising: An Instructional Guide for Literature introduces students to the Newbery Honor and Carnegie Medal Honor Book. This resource will aid students in comprehending this intriguing story, and engage them as they analyze Will's journey to defeat the dark. Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities were written to support this story, and incorporate research-based literacy skills to help students become thorough readers. The lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and much more. Add rigor to your students' explorations of rich and complex literature with this resource.

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Customer reviews:
By Lara C., Jan. 9, 2018
5 out of 5 stars
There are great question stems and activities for the sections in the book. I have found this to be very helpful in planning.