Insights to Literature Author:Judith Cochran The whole language resource you have been waiting for! INSIGHTS TO LITERATURE is a complete reading program for middle grades designed to accompany ten widely acclaimed books. Now middle grade programs can use a whole language and thematic approach to teaching literature while ensuring a higher range of comprehension, skills development, and ap... more »preciation for great literature.
Completely reproducible, each piece of literature reinforced in this book is presented through an individual learning unit and a teacher's guide. Each individual learning unit contains questions/activities for each book chapter and journal writing activities that relate the stories to students' own experiences.
The teacher's guides contain pre/post reading questions/activities that link students' experiences to the story and provide thematic activities for math, science, social studies, and fine arts. Plus, all the questions and activities in both the individual learning units and teacher's guides are correlated to Bloom's Taxonomy. Each question/activity is marked with an abbreviation denoting the specific level it reinforces!
This resource is so easy to implement in your classroom and so thorough, it really is a complete reading program!
Titles included: THE VELVETEEN RABBIT; CHARLOTTE'S WEB; JAMMES AND THE GIANT PEACH; SARAH, PLAIN AND TALL; IN THE YEAR OF THE BOAR AND JACKIE ROBINSON; MRS. FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH; MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN; BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA; A WRINKLE IN TIME; ISLAND OF THE BLUE DOLPHINS« less