Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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Characterization Freebie!

I love to use this during guided reading or with pairs of students. We use this before reading to review, during reading, and after reading. Please note that this is part of a characterization packet filled with activities you can use with any story or book. If you are interested, check out the packet in my store. Thanks!

Variation for independent reading projects: Character Study Reading Exit Slips to organize your “character study” mini-lessons and keep your students accountable for reading and responding with purpose Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Guided Reading

Reading Exit Slips - Character Study - Distance Learning

These character study reading response exit tickets can be printed and used in reading response journals or used digitally for distance learning in Google Classroom. This resource includes both printable and digital versions. Reading response prompts will help organize your character study unit an...

Close Reading for Literature: An Annotated GuideOverview:Common Core Curriculum makes it clear that our young people need to be able to tackle more challenging texts. Unfortunately, many students don't know what to do when they run into a complex text. Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Activities, Learning, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading

Close Reading: A Review Activity

Close Reading for Literature: A Review Activity Overview: Common Core Curriculum makes it clear that our young people need to be able to tackle more challenging texts. Unfortunately, many students don't know what to do when they run into a complex text. For some students, the moment they do not u...

CLOSE READING with ANY BOOK {Using Sticky Notes} This unit provides you with all you need to successfully manage the use of sticky notes to assess your students' thinking. Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Partner Reading

CLOSE READING with ANY BOOK {Using Sticky Notes}

Proficient readers are ones who are actively engaged with the text. We want our students to become critical thinkers while reading. However, how do you do close reading annotations with books who can't write on? I have a solution! This unit provides you with all you need to successfully manage th...

Close Reading Annotation Tools Three Ways to Annotate: Code reading assignments with your favorite graphic codes. Tag text with a purpose by using color-coded Post-Its. Use academic response stems to interact with the writer/reporter/author. Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Guided Reading, Learning

Close Reading Annotation Tools

Three Ways to Annotate: 1) Code reading assignments with your favorite graphic codes. 2) Tag text with a purpose by using color-coded Post-Its. 3) Use academic response stems to interact with the writer/reporter/author. **Annotating helps struggling readers to focus and proficient readers to log ideas for essays. The annotation tools pictured are available on TpT.

big southern sky & flatland fields of cotton.

[Cotton field.] "...the cotton field, forested by giant green and purple stalks..." / Get sensory, hands-on activity ideas for ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY by Mildred D. Taylor and 40+ more great books at http://www.litwitsworkshops.com/free-resources/

size: Photographic Print: Daughter of Sharecropper, Lonnie Fair, in Field Picking Cotton by Alfred Eisenstaedt : Picking Cotton, Photo Story, History Facts, History Photos, Sale Poster, African American History, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, Vintage Photographs

Daughter of sharecropper Lonnie Fair picking cotton. - Photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Scott, Mississippi,1936.

Great novel to use in January with Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement! This novel unit is full of tons of fun and engaging activities. CCSS Aligned for grades 6 - Activities include: Character Trait Tracker Respon. Great Novels, Novels To Read, Great Books To Read, Teaching Activities, Teaching Tips, English Units, Literacy Centres, 6th Grade Ela, Levels Of Understanding

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor Novel Study

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Novel Study: My complete unit, full of tons of fun and engaging activities. CCSS Aligned for grades 6 - 8. Activities include: Character Trait Tracker Interactive Journal Prompts Roll of Thunder, Hear MyCry Blog Prompts Instructions for creating and managing your class...

Kidnapped Slaves Aboard Ship - Illustration African American History Civil Rights Slaves and Slave Owners Social Studies Visual Arts African American Slavery, African Americans, American Odyssey, Carlin, Let That Sink In, African Diaspora, East Africa, African American History, Black History Month

Stolen Lives: Remembering the Tragedy of Slavery

A half moon disappeared as the sun rose out of the Atlantic Ocean on Sept. 1, 1832. The humid coastal winds filled the sails and carried the ship through the waves as J.W. Martin captained the Schooner Wild Cat, a 40-plus ton sailboat, out of the port of Charleston, S.C.

 Lots of scrap metal (more than you can imagine!

Scrap metal merchant

Again, here is but a snippet of my finds this week. Lots of scrap metal (more than you can imagine!) I am sure that I was a Tinker in a pre...

Black hawk down theme essay Essays on Black Hawk. We, commonly referred to as Black Hawk Down, the bibliography of the Sauk leader by the name Black Sparrow Hawk and the war in. Middle School Literature, Middle School English, Teaching Literature, English Class, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching English, Secondary Teacher, Student Teacher, Curriculum Mapping

ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Plan - Novel Study Bundle - Literature Guide

A gut-wrenching teaching unit for Mildred Taylor's classic young adult novel Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. 160+ pages of activities that are sure to engage students. PreReading Bias Discussion, Plot, Conflict, Characters, Figurative Language, Symbols, Writing Journals, Pop Quizzes, Vocabulary, Web Links, Essay & Speech

This is an 87 page Complete Literature Guide for the novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor. Put away boring test prep, and teach all of the Language Arts  Common Core Standards using this Literature Guide and a book that students will love! Middle School Literature, Creative Teaching, Teaching Ideas, Grammar Exercises, Poetry Unit, Core Collection, Test Prep, Common Core Standards, Word Work

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry NOVEL STUDY Distance Learning: GOOGLE SELF-GRADING!

HUGE Printable AND Google Ready Novel Study for Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred D. Taylor. It is printable, but Links are also provided for Google Slides and Google Docs to be shared with your students in Google Classroom or Drive. Directions are provided. Students use Chromebooks, Ipads, L...