Category: Book Units

Welcome to my index blog page, where I share book units for 3rd through 6th graders! Reading novels helps students develop their literacy skills, imagination, and critical thinking abilities. I create resources to help teachers and parents guide students through studying books in a fun and engaging way.

Each post on this blog page includes novel study samples and teaching ideas with various activities, such as printable handouts, YouTube videos, and hands-on projects like recipes and art activities. On my blog page, you can find many options for novel studies to do with your child at home or in the classroom.

Learning should be enjoyable, and I design my book units to be educational and entertaining.

I hope this index blog page will inspire and motivate you to explore the wonderful world of novels with your readers. Happy reading!

Heroes by Alan Gratz Teaching Ideas

Heroes A Story of Pearl Harbor

Have you had a chance to dive into Alan Gratz’s latest novel, Heroes: A Novel of Pearl Harbor? It’s a compelling story that captures the courage of people living in Hawaii during World War II. Alan Gratz is a renowned author known for his ability to blend historical events with fictional narratives, creating compelling stories that students …

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The One and Only Ruby Teaching Ideas

The One and Only Ruby

If you loved The One and Only Ivan and The One and Only Bob, prepare for another heartwarming adventure with The One and Only Ruby by Katherine Applegate. This is the third and final book in the Ivan and Friends series. This delightful tale unfolds from the perspective of Ruby, a spirited and small elephant with a big heart. Follow Ruby’s adventures …

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Loser Novel by Jerry Spinelli Teaching Ideas

Loser by Jerry Spinelli

Discover engaging Loser novel study ideas for upper elementary classrooms. Explore hands-on activities for student learning.

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Blood on the River Novel Study Ideas

Blood on the River

Are you searching for captivating novel study ideas centered around the historical narrative of Blood on the River by Elisa Carbone? It’s a thrilling story about the first years of the Jamestown Colony in Virginia, told from the perspective of Samuel Collier, a boy who works for Captain John Smith. The book is full of …

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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Teaching Ideas

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Are you looking for Where the Mountain Meets the Moon teaching ideas? You are in the right place.  This novel by Grace Lin is a fantastic blend of fantasy, adventure, and Chinese culture that will captivate and challenge your students. In this blog post, I will give you an overview of the book and some …

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How to Steal a Dog Teaching Activities

How to Steal a Dog

If you’re searching for fun and engaging How to Steal a Dog teaching activities, your quest ends here. Check out these teaching ideas inspired by this heartwarming book.  How to Steal a Dog is a novel by Barbara O’Connor that tells the story of Georgina, a young girl who decides to steal a dog and return …

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Bunnicula Teaching Ideas

Bunnicula

One book that fills young minds with imagination, creativity, and mystery is Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by James Howe. This whimsical tale of a vampire bunny and his adventures has captivated generations of readers, offering a perfect opportunity for educators to engage students in exciting learning experiences. In this blog post, I’ve compiled six …

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