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Jul 30, 2018

In Freedom's Cause Unit Study

Join the thirteenth century struggle for Scottish independence led by William Wallace and Robert Bruce with our unit study lessons for "In Freedom's Cause" by GA Henty. A great literature unit study for middle school students.

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Jun 23, 2018

Compare William Wallace and Robin Hood

Compare William Wallace and Robin Hood: find their similarities and differences with these twenty statements. Use a little dramatic flare with your students to compare them."

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May 06, 2018

Jacob's Island

One of the most intriguing scenes from Oliver Twist occurs on Jacob's Island. Historians, archeologists, and literary enthusiasts have joined the search to discover this geographic enigma. Peruse the maps and pictures to find the setting for the climax of one of Dicken's most famous tales.

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Apr 03, 2018

Oliver Twist Unit Study

Follow Fagin and his shady allies as they relentlessly pursue the harmless orphan through the twisted back alleys of London. Our Oliver Twist Unit Study will make the characters and issues clear to your middle and high school students.

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Dec 22, 2017

Rifles for Watie Unit Study

Use the Rifles for Watie Unit Study to ignite the enthusiasm for your 6th - 9th grade students. This Civil War Unit Study based on the Newbery book by Harold Keith contains reading comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and supplemental activities.

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Nov 14, 2017

Paul Revere Unit Study

The Paul Revere Unit Study provides a dramatic flare for your lessons on his famous midnight ride. These lesson plans include a historical map of Revere's route as well as Dawe's and the British; in both color and grayscale. An accurate timeline fills in the gap. Longfellow's poem is accompanied by The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere Comic Book which corresponds to the sections of the poem. Hands-on activities, fun facts, games, recommended book lists, and more will complete your unit study for 3rd to 7th graders.

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Oct 30, 2017

Trumpeter of Krakow Unit Study

The Trumpeter of Krakow Unit Study provides lesson plans and chapter by chapter activities for students in 5th - 8th grade. Your students' comprehension of Eric Kelly's Newbery winner will dramatically increase with our vocabulary lists, reading comprehension questions, literary analsysis activities, maps of Poland and the surrounding region, map of old Krakow, suggestions for hands-on supplemental projects, writing boosters, and digging deeper information.

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Sep 23, 2017

Call Of The Wild Unit Study

Our Call of the Wild Unit Study will enhance your 6th - 8th grade students' grasp of Jack London's classic tale. Vocabulary words, discussion topics, reading comprehension questions, geography map, focus on literary elements, writing activities and other recommended activities will add sizzle and spark to your unit.

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Sep 05, 2017

Blue Willow Unit Study

Our Blue Willow Unit Study will guide your 4th - 6th grade student in their reading of the the book by Doris Gates. Not ony will your students grasp the meaning of one family's struggle during the Great Depression, they will be introduced to elements of literature in a friendly and painless way.

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Aug 15, 2017

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

This unit study guides students through the book Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, providing comprehension and discussion questions, hands-on activities, charts, and vocabulary. The story of a black family facing threats and loss of their farm in the 1930's is filled with rising action and thought-provoking dilemmas for students in 6-8th grade.

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Aug 03, 2017

Joan of Arc Unit Study

Joan of Arc Unit Study

Our Joan of Arc Unit Study is for 8th to 12th grade students and is based on Mark Twain's Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc. This is one of the books in Kaleidos 8. Get the 109 page unit study. Free Vocabulary Bookmarks, Joan of Arc timeline, and helpful maps are also available.

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May 23, 2017

Golden Goblet Unit Study

The Golden Goblet Unit Study guides students with a variety of activities as they read through The Golden Goblet by Elois McGraw.

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Apr 11, 2017

Kaleidos Language Arts

Kaleidos Language Arts combines classical literature and creative writing in an exciting, skill-building curriculum. Favorite books, mixed with a variety of kid-approved writing activities, and sprinkled with pain-free grammar, spelling, and punctuation provide students and teachers with a classic and flexible curriculum.

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