Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Resource Set

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

From the mysterious letters arriving by owl messenger, to the magical adventures at the Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches, this fantasy adventure provides students with a fun and engaging read.  The first book in J.K. Rowling’s best-selling series, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, is bursting with opportunities for readers to make inferences about characters, make predictions about events, and draw conclusions based on their interpretation of the text.

Teach with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

This resource set includes everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction

  • Interactive Lesson Plan for 6 Book Club Meetings Focusing on Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
  • Chapter by Chapter Discussion Guide
  • Chapter by Chapter Vocabulary Guide
  • Book Club Calendar
  • Conversation Prompts
  • Expectations for Book Club Anchor Chart / Student Reference Sheet
  • Student Self-Evaluation Forms
  • Running Record Assessment Tool
  • Student Reading Response Guide
  • Comprehension Assessment Rubric
  • Common Core State Standard Assessment
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Common Core Alignment
  • Main Pack: L.5.6 RF.5.3 RF.5.4 RL.5.1 RL.5.2 RL.5.3 RL.5.4 RL.5.5 RL.5.6 RL.5.7 RL.5.9 SL.5.1a SL.5.1b SL.5.1c SL.5.1d SL.5.2 SL.5.3 W.5.8 W.5.9
  • Vocabulary: L.5.4a L.5.5 L.5.6
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    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Resource Set

    Instructional Overview

    The instructional overview includes instructional background for making inferences, instructional objectives for each of the Book Club meetings, and a list of the materials and preparation necessary to the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Book Club.

    Book Club Management Resources

    The management resources include a Book Club Calendar, conversation prompts, Student Self-Evaluation forms, Reading Response Board (with optional Common Core alignment), and an Expectations for Book Club anchor chart.

    Meeting #1: Introduce Making Inferences

    Making inferences while reading allows students to engage more deeply with the text. This Book Club uses Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling to provide an engaging text for developing this skill.

    Meeting #2: Cite the Text to Support Inferences

    When readers make inferences using Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling, it is important for them to be able to properly cite the passages in the text that shaped their thinking.

    Meeting #3: Inferring the Author’s Purpose

    Dig deeper into making inferences by connecting this skill to the author's purpose. JK Rowling had a variety of reasons for including specific details in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. By examining this connection, the reader is able to gain more information about the characters, setting, and plot of the story.

    Meeting #4: Using Inferences to Make Predictions

    Discussion for this Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Book Club focuses on anticipating what will happen next in the story based on the inferences that the student makes while reading.

    Meeting #5: Drawing Conclusions Based on Inferences

    When readers are able to prove that the predictions they made, based their inferences, are correct, they can draw conclusions. Drawing conclusions while reading demonstrates a strong understanding of JK Rowling's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

    Meeting #6: Reflecting on Inferences and Predictions

    This last Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Book Club meeting offers students the opportunity to reflect on the work that they completed over the course of the book related to making inferences.

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Focus Assessment and Rubric

    Use this six-question assessment to determine whether or not students understand the key concepts associated with making inferences.

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Common Core Assessment

    This 9 question Common Core aligned assessment can be used to determine students' overall comprehension of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and their mastery of the Common Core State Standards.

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Common Core Alignment

    List of the Common Core State Standards addressed by Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Book Club Resource Set.

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Track meaning, structure, and visual accuracy using the first 100 words of the text to determine whether or not this book is a good fit for the readers in your classroom.

    Student Resources in Spanish

    This set of Spanish student facing resources includes Book Club Management Resources for use with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Resource Set for this book.

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Vocabulary Connections

    Before your students can fully comprehend and enjoy Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, it’s helpful to introduce words that might be new to readers. Either download the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Super Pack or this individual Vocabulary Builder for resources and activities that support Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary growth through fun and productive interactions with new words.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.5.4a L.5.5 L.5.6

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