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Wishtree Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Wishtree Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Red is a 216-year-old Northern red oak who is home to many animals. Additionally, he is the community’s wishtree which means he hears the secrets, hopes, and dreams of many, including the young girl next door. Samar is different from the others in the neighborhood, but wishes for nothing more than a friend. Red, with the help of his animal residents, sets out to make her wish come true! Author Katherine Applegate makes the non-human characters come to life with beautiful detail, making Wishtree an ideal text for a Book Club exploring figurative language.
  • Included in this collection
  • Lesson plans for 6 book club meetings focused on Figurative Language
  • Chapter by chapter discussion questions and key vocabulary
  • Book Club calendar
  • Conversation prompts
  • Student self-evaluations forms
  • Reading response board
  • Culminating activity
  • Instructional focus assessment, answer key, and rubric
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Comprehension Assessment
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book Wishtree by Katherine Applegate. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Red is a 216-year-old Northern red oak who is home to many animals. Additionally, he is the community’s wishtree which means he hears the secrets, hopes, and dreams of many, including the young girl next door. Samar is different from the others in the neighborhood, but wishes for nothing more than a friend. Red, with the help of his animal residents, sets out to make her wish come true! Author Katherine Applegate makes the non-human characters come to life with beautiful detail, making Wishtree an ideal text for a Book Club exploring figurative language.
  • Included in this collection
  • Lesson plans for 6 book club meetings focused on Figurative Language
  • Chapter by chapter discussion questions and key vocabulary
  • Book Club calendar
  • Conversation prompts
  • Student self-evaluations forms
  • Reading response board
  • Culminating activity
  • Instructional focus assessment, answer key, and rubric
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Comprehension Assessment
  • This set of instructional resources is for use with the book Wishtree by Katherine Applegate. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
Wishtree
Book Author:
Katherine Applegate
Grade Level:
5
Genre(s):
Fantasy
F&P Guided Reading Level:
T
DRA Level:
40
Reading Recovery Level:
40
Theme(s):
Friendship, Social Awareness
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CCSS
TEKS
Common Core Alignment:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.7, RL.5.9, RL.5.10, RF.5.3, RF.5.4, SL.5.1a, SL.5.1b, SL.5.1c, W.5.8, W.5.9, L.5.4a, L.5.5, L.5.6
Vocabulary Connections:
L.5.4a, L.5.5, L.5.6
TEKS Alignment:
5.1C, 5.1A, 5.1D, 5.6A, 5.6B, 5.6C, 5.6D, 5.6E, 5.6F, 5.6G, 5.6H, 5.6I, 5.7A, 5.7B, 5.7C, 5.7D, 5.7E, 5.7F, 5.7G, 5.8A, 5.8B, 5.8C, 5.8D, 5.9A, 5.9B, 5.9D(i), 5.9D(ii), 5.9D(iii), 5.9E(i), 5.9E(ii), 5.9E(iii), 5.9F, 5.10A, 5.10B, 5.10C, 5.10D, 5.10E, 5.10F, 5.10G, 5.13A, 5.13C, 5.13E, 5.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
5.7E, 5.7F, 5.3A, 5.3B
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