Bridge to Terabithia Teaching Ideas

Bridge to Terbithia Book Unit Samples and Teaching IdeasWhat a terrific book! My students really enjoyed reading Bridge to Terabithia earlier this year. Are you looking for some Bridge to Terabithia Teaching Ideas? Below you will find a couple of anchor charts I created for my unit study along with a few sample constructed response questions from my book unit. I hope you enjoy these samples. At the bottom of this page, you can follow the link to find the full unit on Teachers Pay Teachers.

Teaching Ideas for Bridge to Terabithia

#1 ~ Timeline of Jess and Leslie’s Friendship

Bridge to Terabithia Book Unit Free Samples

You may wish to have students complete the anchor chart by writing the details on sticky notes. This way the anchor chart may be used year after year.

Option 1

Have students use the graphic organizer for notes. Notice the notes in the photo above are not in complete sentences. Glue the organizer to the left side of the notebook page. On the right side of the notebook, students use the notes to write the details in paragraph form.

Option 2

Students complete the organizer by writing complete sentences.

Free Printable Constructive Response Questions from Bridge to Terabitha Book Unit

#2 ~ Venn Diagram Comparing Jess and Leslie

Bridge to Terabithia Free Book Unit Samples

This is another free sample constructed response organizer. Just click on the image to download the pdf version of this organizer. This constructed response organizer pairs well with the anchor chart above.

These links will take you to printables to make the Venn Diagram Anchor Chart.

#3 ~ Ideas on the Web

#4 ~ Free Book Unit Samples Including the Ones Pictured Above Free Samples for Bridge to Terabithia Book Unit

If you would like to try out the Bridge to Terabithia Book Unit before you buy it, this download contains free samples including:

  • Vocabulary Practice for Chapter 1
  • Constructed Response Question – Timeline of Jess and Leslie’s Friendship
  • Constructed Response Question – Comparing Jess and Leslie
  • Photos to Show What the Rest of the Unit Looks Like


Bridge to Terabithia Book Unit contains graphic organizers for an interactive notebook and game activities. Vocabulary,  constructed response writing, and skill practice are all included.

Gay Miller


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