Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to TerabithiaWhat a terrific book! My students really enjoyed reading Bridge to Terabithia earlier this year. Below you will find a couple anchor charts I created for my unit study along with a few sample constructive 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 constructive response organizer. Just click on the image to download the pdf version of this organizer. This constructive response organizer pairs well with the anchor chart above.

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

#3 ~ Ideas on the Web

#4 ~ Free Book Unit Samples Including Those 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
  • Constructive Response Question – Timeline of Jess and Leslie’s Friendship
  • Constructive 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,  constructive response writing, and skill practice are all included.

Gay Miller


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