Lit Links/Novel Studies
Novel Ideas Using Bloom's Taxonomy! - Open-ended for any Literature Grades 4-6
Open-ended Activities for all Types of Literature. Motivate critical thinking and understanding with any piece of literature. Activities range in complexity according to Blooms' Taxonomy. 55 activities promote effective reading, writing, listening, speaking, and thinking skills, which may be used...
Amelia Bedelia: 4 Lit Link/Novel Study Bundle! Grades 1-3
Share the fun of the popular maid, Amelia Bedelia as she is always getting into trouble. In these stories, her funny antics are caused by her literal interpretation of her employer's instructions. Children love reading about Amelia Bedelia. Titles included:...
A Baby Sister for Frances Lit Link/Novel Study Grades 1-3
With A New Addition To The Family, Frances Is Feeling Left Out. So Frances Decides To Run Away? But Not Too Far! Book By Russell Hoban. Each Guide Includes Independent Activities, Teacher's Guide And A Reproducible Student Booklet, A Story...
A Taste of Blackberries Link Grades 4-6
Jamie is special, unpredictable and full of surprises. He often courts danger, and always escapes. But, when something sudden and terrible happens to Jamie, his best friend has to face the tragedy alone. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a...
A Wrinkle in Time Lit Link Grades 7-8
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle Lit Link contains reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross-curricular activities, and a complete answer key. 64 pages. Novel Summary: Meg Murry is thirteen and she...
Abel's Island, by William Steig Lit Link Grades 4-6
Abel's Island by William Steig Lit Link contains reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross-curricular activities, and a complete answer key. 64 pages Novel Summary: This is a story about an extraordinary mouse and...
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Lit Link Grades 7-8
Mark Twain tackles the problem of racism head-on. He shows his readers what the conditions were like and exposes us to one of history's greatest injustices in American society. This unit attempts to provide some of the background material...
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko Lit Link Grades 4-6
Novel Summary: It is 1935 and Moose Flanagan's dad has just been hired to work as an electrician on Alcatraz Island, home to the most famous prison in the United States. What is worse, Moose's whole family is moving...
Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower: Novel Study/Lit Link Guide Gr. 1-3
Fun-loving Amelia Bedelia is in charge of a surprise wedding shower, and when she arrives with a garden hose, the entire party is turned into an uproarious mess! Reproducible activities to help students comprehend, analyze and creatively interpret the story....
Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping: Lit Link/Novel Study Guide Gr. 1-3
Amelia Bedelia has never been camping in the great outdoors before. She's trying her best to do exactly as she's told, but pitching a tent is not the same as throwing it into the bushes, and catching a fish with...
Amelia Bedelia, by Peggy Parish Lit Link/Novel Study Grades 1-3
This popular maid is always getting into trouble. In these stories, her funny antics are caused by her literal interpretation of her employer's instructions. Children love reading about Amelia Bedelia. Reproducible activities to help students comprehend, analyze and creatively interpret...
Amish Adventure, by Barbara Smucker Lit Link Grades 7-8
Amish Adventure is a captivating story of a young 12-year-old boy, named Ian McDonald from Chicago who, because of a tragic accident, spends an extended stay with an Amish family in Waterloo County near Kitchener, Ontario. A novel by Barbara...
Anne of Green Gables, by Lucy Maud Montgomery Lit Link Grades 7-8
The Cuthberts of Green Gables decided to adopt an orphan - a healthy sturdy boy to help on the farm. Instead, the orphanage sent a mischievous, talkative, redheaded girl who would be of no use at all. A novel by...
Banner in the Sky Lit Link Grades 7-8
Set in 1865 in the Swiss village of Krutal, sixteen-year old Rudi Matt is the main character, He is the only son of Isle and the famous alpine guide Josef Matt. Josef died fifteen years before the story begins on...
Be a Perfect Person in Just 3 Days, by Stephen Manes Lit Link Grades 4-6
One day at the library, a book falls off the top shelf and hits Milo on the head. Then the adventure begins. A novel by Stephen Manes. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and...
Because of Winn Dixie Lit Link Grades 4-6
Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni finds moving to Naomi, Florida with her preacher father very difficult, but when she adopts a stray dog she finds at the local supermarket, her life takes a turn for the better. Over the course of...
Berenstain Bears - Drug Free Zone Novel Study Gr. 1-3
Brother And Sister Bear Are Shocked When They Find Out That There Is A Drug Problem In Bear Country. They Set Out To Solve This Mystery And Find Out Fighting Crime Is A Risky Business.
Berenstain Bears - In The Freaky House Novel Study Gr. 1-3
The Berenstain Bears Love A Circus And Have A Good Time When It Comes To Town. Freaky Funhouse Deals With Conflict, Dishonesty, Charity And Personal Change; While Infusing Humor, Creativity And Entertainment. Includes Teacher Input Suggestions, Chapter Activity Cards, Whole...
Berenstain Bears - Media Madness Novel Study Gr. 1-3
The Cubs In Bear Country Were So Bored, They Couldn'T Even Be Bothered To Fight With Each Other. Then Something Very Exciting Happens To Everyone - Media Madness! For Each Chapter, This Unit Contains 1 Word Study Activity, 1 Creative...
Berenstain Bears - Wheelchair Commando Gr. 1-3
There's A New Cub In The Neighborhood. Everyone Is Curious About Who Has Moved In And They Become More Curious When They Find Out He Is Disabled. Harry Mcgill Is In A Wheelchair, But That's The Least Of His Problems.
Best Friends For Frances Lit Link/Novel Study Grades 1-3
Frances doesn't think her little sister can be her friend, but when Frances finds herself left out because of a "no girls" rule, she decides to show those boys what girls can do. In the process, she discovers that sisters...
Birthday for Frances Lit Link/Novel Study Grades 1-3
Tomorrow Is Gloria's Birthday, And Her Party Is Sure To Be Fun For Everyone? Except Frances, That Is, Who Wishes It Was Her Own Birthday. Book By Russell Hoban. Each Guide Includes Independent Activities, Teacher's Guide And A Reproducible Student...
Bread and Jam for Frances: Lit Link/Novel Study Guide Gr. 1-3
Children love reading about Frances and her experiences. All she wants to eat is bread and jam. Her parents play a game, making her only eat bread and jam, and then she decides she wants more variety in her diet!...
Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson Lit Link Grades 4-6
This Newbery Medal winner is a story of a special friendship between Jess Aarons and the new girl in town, Leslie Burke. One day tragedy strikes and Jess's world is changed forever. A novel by Katherine Paterson. Reproducible chapter questions,...
Bud, Not Buddy Lit Link Grades 4-6
It's 1936 in Flint, Michigan, and 10-year-old Bud (not buddy) Caldwell is on the run. Armed only with his suitcase and an old flyer advertising Herman E. Calloway and his famous band, the Dusty Devastators of the Depression, Bud is...
Bunnicula, by D. Howe Lit Link Grades 4-6
Chester tries to warn his family that their rabbit must be a vampire. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key. Novel by D. Howe. 64 pages.
Call of the Wild, by Jack London Lit Link Grades 7-8
A novel by Jack London. At first Buck, a domestic dog does not understand his restlessness. Something is calling him, a sound, a feeling, a desire, too compelling to ignore. Day after day it grows more urgent until finally the...
Captains Courageous Lit Link Grades 7-8
Harvey Cheyne, the spoiled son of a millionaire, falls from the deck of an ocean liner during a heavy fog. He is rescued by the crew of a fishing schooner bound for the Grand Banks. Harvey accepts a job on...
Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, by Ronald Dahl Lit Link Grades 4-6