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The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 Literature Guide
The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 Common Core Unit Plan
 
Print Price: $24.95
Format: Professionally Printed
ISBN: 978-1-938913-48-8
Pages: 136
Copyright: 2012
Writer: Angela Antrim

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This Secondary Solutions Literature Guide for Christopher Paul Curtis's The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963 is written using time-tested best practices for teaching, and is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, the NCTE/IRA English Language Arts Standards, and the Texas TEKS for Grades 5-6. (136 pages)

This The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963 Literature Guide includes

Author Biography: Christopher Paul Curtis, with Comprehension Check questions
List of Pre-Reading Ideas and Activities
Three Historical Context articles with Comprehension Check questions, including
  • African-American Life in the South in the 1960s
  • Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s
  • Racial Violence in the South
Dealing with Trauma, Grief, and Loss Article, with Comprehension Check questions
Elements of Racism and Prejudice thematic activity
List of Allusions and Terminology, defined
Note-Taking and Summarizing graphic organizers
Comprehension Check/Depth of Knowledge questions for each chapter

CCSS Reading: Literature Standards activities, including
  • Point of View
  • Using Quotations and Drawing Inferences
  • Character Interactions
  • Figurative Language
  • Theme
  • Story Structure
CCSS Language Standards activities, including
  • Dialect
  • Verb Tense and Agreement
  • Vocabulary in Context
  • Spelling, Punctuation, and Capitalization
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Identifying Parts of Speech
Two Final Tests: one Mixed Formats, one all Multiple Choice
Final Vocabulary Test
List of Post-Reading and Extension Ideas
Essay Prompts and Writing Ideas
Teacher's Guide, including
  • Teacher Agenda
  • Notes to the Teacher
  • Summary of the Novel by chapter
  • Two Project Rubrics
  • Response to Literature Rubric
  • Writing Rubric
  • Complete Answer Key
Notes About This Product
  • Common Core State Standards alignment has not been notated within this Guide. Activities and lessons for this Guide are aligned with the CCSS, however Comprehension Check Questions, quizzes, and tests may not equal the rigor found in some popular standardized Common Core assessments.


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