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    About the book: This is the second of eleven Alcott stories for girls published during the years 1899-1904, more than a decade after her death. This tale originally appeared in MY GIRLS (1878).

    About the Author: Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, short story writer and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo’s Boys.

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    Help students learn the history behind St. Patrick’s Day and sharpen their reading comprehension skills with this informational text resource. Every year, on March 17th, Irish people throughout the world wear green, pin a shamrock to their clothing and celebrate. But what’s behind (or who is behind) this holiday? Where and why did it begin? What is the story behind the shamrock? Students will learn answers to these questions and more!

    Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 5.1
    Grade level: Fifth Grade
    The SMOG Index: 5.8
    Grade level: Sixth Grade

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    Biography & Literary Analysis of the works of Shakespeare

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    Students will learn about the writer, inventor and statesmen, Benjamin Franklin in this informational text article. After reading, students’ reading comprehension and understanding will be assessed with 2 worksheets (multiple choice and short answer).

     

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    Raised in a workhouse for orphans, Oliver Twist never knew his mother, who died just after he was born, and he has no idea who his father could be. He escapes the workhouse and runs away to London, where he discovers the city’s seedy underbelly that teems with pickpockets and beggars. While making friends and enemies in high and low places, Oliver tries to avoid a life of destitution and crime in the corrupt city. English author Charles Dickens’ rags-to-riches story champions the poor and examines social morals.

     

    • Interest Level: Grade 7 – Grade 12  ·
    • Reading Level: Grade 9

     

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    About the book: The sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865). Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror into the world that she can see beyond it. There she finds that, just like a reflection, everything is reversed, including logic (running helps you remain stationary, walking away from something brings you towards it, chessmen are alive, nursery rhyme characters exist, etc).

    About the Author: Lewis Carroll, was an English writer of world-famous children’s fiction, notably Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. The poems Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark are classified in the genre of literary nonsense. He was also a mathematician, photographer, and Anglican deacon. (Lewis Carroll is a pen name – Given name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)

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  • Pride and Prejudice
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    About the book: Pride and Prejudice is one of the most popular novels in the English language. Over 200 years after its publication, it continues to win the hearts and minds of readers around the world, thanks to its delightful heroine, unforgettable cast of comic characters, witty dialog, and satisfying romantic plot. 

    About the Author: Jane Austen was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Austen’s plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favorable social standing and economic security.

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    This resource, Symbols of the U.S.A. – U.S. History Informational Text, has FIVE parts: The Statue of Liberty, The Liberty Bell, The Great Seal, The Bald Eagle and The American Flag.

    In each section, students will have one page of informational text and then 2 pages to assess understanding / comprehension through multiple choice questions and writing prompt page. Answer Keys provided.

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    About the book: Louisa May Alcott’s beloved tale about Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy is presented in a beautiful Everyman’s Library Children’s Classics edition. The story of the four sisters’ dreams, quarrels, and romances are brought to vivid life in this edition that features full cloth binding in bold, bright colors; silk ribbon marker and headband; two-color illustrated endpapers and illustrations throughout. A brief biography of Alcott is also included.

    About the Author: Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, short story writer and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo’s Boys.

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    This resource offers vocabulary work, reading comprehension and discussion questions about the story and characters..

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    The Whipping Boy is a Newbery medal-winning children’s book by Sid Fleischman, first published in 1986.
    It is the story of a friendship that develops between Prince Brat and his whipping boy, Jemmy, who was forced to take punishments for the prince. Though these boys seem to be complete opposites, they display courage and a willingness to help one another when they are faced with danger.

    Interest level:
    Grades 4 – 8
    Reading level:
    Grades 2 – 5

     

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    This resource offers vocabulary work, reading comprehension and discussion questions about the story and characters.

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    The View from Saturday is a children’s novel by E. L. Konigsburg, published in 1996. It won the 1997 Newbery Medal for excellence in American children’s literature, the author’s second Medal. Theme of the book: “Kindness and the courage it takes to be kind.”

    Reading level: 6th-8th Grade

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  • Reading Strategy Author's Purpse
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    An important aspect of understanding any written text is being able to determine the author’s purpose. Was the piece written to persuade, to inform or to entertain? This Language Arts packet begins through explaining P.I.E. (and later includes a 4th purpose of writing: to express personal feelings). Students will be asked to read passages throughout and to determine the purpose of each.

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    About the book: A Child’s Garden of Verses is a collection of poetry for children by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, a collection that concerns childhood, illness, play, and solitude. The collection first appeared in 1885 under the title Penny Whistles.

    About the Author:  Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child’s Garden of Verses. A celebrity in his lifetime, Stevenson’s critical reputation has fluctuated since his death, though today his works are held in general acclaim. He is currently ranked as the 26th most translated author in the world.

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    About the book:The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle was the second of Hugh Lofting’s Doctor Dolittle books to be published, coming out in 1922. It won the Newbery Medal for 1923.

    About the Author: Hugh John Lofting was an English author trained as a civil engineer, who created the classic children’s character of Doctor Dolittle. Dolittle first appeared in Lofting’s illustrated letters to his children, written from the British Army trenches in World War I. He travelled widely as a civil engineer, before enlisting in the Irish Guards regiment of the British Army to serve in the First World War. Not wishing to write to his children about the brutality of the war, he wrote imaginative letters which later became the foundation of the successful Doctor Dolittle novels for children.

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    About the book: When Lillian Trevlyn is a baby, her father dies under mysterious circumstances, and she nearly loses her mother on the very same day. Lillian grows up to become a lovely young woman, but the mysteries of her childhood remain unsolved. Paul, an orphaned boy, enters the story as a groomsman. Though he is warmly received by the family he is furtive and evasive regarding his past and future plans. The romantic mystery of the Trevlyn family catches full fire when Paul disappears.

    About the Author: Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, short story writer and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo’s Boys.

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    About the book: Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel written as a boys’ novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886. Kidnapped is set around real 18th-century Scottish events, notably the “Appin murder”, which occurred in the aftermath of the Jacobite rising of 1745. Many of the characters are real people, including one of the principals, Alan Breck Stewart. The political situation of the time is portrayed from multiple viewpoints, and the Scottish Highlanders are treated sympathetically.

    About the Author:  Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child’s Garden of Verses. A celebrity in his lifetime, Stevenson’s critical reputation has fluctuated since his death, though today his works are held in general acclaim. He is currently ranked as the 26th most translated author in the world.

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    This resource offers vocabulary work, reading comprehension and discussion questions about the story and characters.

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    Walk Two Moons is a novel written by Sharon Creech, published and winner of the 1995 Newbery Medal. The major themes in the story include the development of new relationships, dealing with grief, love, death, cultural identity, women’s roles as mothers and wives, the hardships of life, and the adventures of misunderstandings and coming to terms with reality.

    Interest level:
    Grades 4 – 8
    Reading level:
    Grades 3 – 8

     

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    This is a downloadable copy of the book. (215 pages)
    About the book: Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo’s Boys, is a children’s novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), which was first published in 1871 by Roberts Brothers. The book reprises characters from her 1868-69 two-volume novel Little Women, and acts as a sequel, or the second book in an unofficial Little Women trilogy.

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    This ANATOMY / BIOLOGY / HEALTH resource contains 7 informational text articles (each with comprehension questions followings), 2 end of unit assessments and 4 bonus posters! These articles can be used in any Science related class or in a Language Arts / Reading classroom. Use as standalone mini-lessons or as supplemental activities, homework or in centers.

    Flesch-Kincaid Grade Levels for articles range from 5.1 – 7.4

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    This resource offers vocabulary work, reading comprehension and discussion questions about the story and characters..

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    Bridge to Terabithia is a work of children’s literature about two lonely children who create a magical forest kingdom in their imaginations. It was written by Katherine Paterson and was published in 1977 by Thomas Crowell. In 1978, it won the Newbery Medal. Paterson drew inspiration for the novel from a real event that occurred in August 1974 when her son’s friend was struck dead by lightning.

    The novel tells the story of fifth grader Jesse Aarons, who becomes friends with his new neighbor, Leslie Burke, after he loses a footrace to her at school. She is a smart, talented, outgoing tomboy from a wealthy family, and he thinks highly of her. He is an artistic boy from a poorer family who, in the beginning, is fearful, angry, and depressed. After his meeting Leslie, his life is transformed. He becomes courageous and learns to let go of his frustration. They create a kingdom for themselves, which Leslie names “Terabithia.”

    Interest level: Grades 4 – 7 Reading level: Grades 3 – 7

     

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