Inspire a love for reading with some of the most beloved literary works, many of which being Newbery Medal titles and favorites from generations' past. These instructional guides enhance your students' literary experiences and expand their literary horizons.
Each instructional guide offers:
Resources that assist your students in analyzing story elements, improving their vocabulary, and making cross-curricular and across-text connections
Thoughtful lessons that help refine reading comprehension
Reader-response writing and text-dependent questions to help prepare for future test-based environments
The Hundred Dresses: An Instructional Guide for Literature
Interest Level: K-3
Item Number: 51721
Captivate readers with the inspiring story of a girl who is bullied by what she wears to school, and the lessons learned from her experience. This instructional guide includes engaging activities and lessons to build key comprehension and literacy skills.
Thunder Boy Jr.: An Instructional Guide for Literature
Interest Level: K-3
Item Number: 51720
Students will enjoy reading this story about an American Indian boy who tries to create his own identity. This instructional guide helps students analyze story elements, practice close reading, and respond to text-dependent questions.
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson: An Instructional Guide for Literature
Interest Level: 3-5
Item Number: 51719
Journey with Shirley Temple Wong as she shares her immigration story. Using the standards-based lessons in this instruction guide, students build key comprehension skills through analyzing story elements, close reading, text-dependent questions, and more.
Out of My Mind: An Instructional Guide for Literature
Interest Level: 4-8
Item Number: 40223
Use this instructional guide to help students analyze the story of how Melody overcame her disability and build their comprehension and literacy skills. The lessons allow students to practice close reading, respond to text-dependent questions, and more.
Hamilton: An American Musical: An Instructional Guide for Literature
Interest Level: 4-12
Item Number: 51695
Excite your students with Hamilton: An American Musical, as they develop literacy skills. Students will learn how to study story elements, build vocabulary, and use higher-order thinking skills as they practice close reading and text-dependent questions.