Teaching a lengthy novel like A Tree Grows in Brooklyn presents a challenge. How do you motivate students to complete the assigned readings? These A Tree Grows in Brooklyn reading quizzes (comprehension questions) ensure that students to prepare for lessons.… Read More »A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Reading Quizzes (comprehension questions)
Warrior’s Don’t Cry (abridged version by Melba Pattillo Beals) gives students a personal view of the struggle to end segregation through a powerful memoir. The reading level of Warriors Don’t Cry makes it appropriate for both middle and upper grades.… Read More »Warriors Don’t Cry Reading Level
What’s more romantic than a eight-foot science experiment with daddy issues? Nothing! Including this classic of Romantic literature (and arguably the first science fiction novel) is a no-brainer! Here is my recommended Frankenstein reading schedule. Frankenstein reading schedule (four parts)… Read More »Frankenstein Reading Schedule
Touching Spirit Bear offers accessibility, high interest, and thought-provoking lessons. Reading quizzes are a must to ensure that students are reading regularly, developing as readers, and engaging in lessons.