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I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 by Lauren Tarshis
When Barry Tucker awoke on the morning of August 28, 2005, he never expected a hurricane like Katrina. But when the most devastating hurricane of the century hits New Orleans, he and his family are subjected to one catastrophe after another. Like all of the books in the I Survived Series, this chapter book is the perfect blend of fact and fiction. The author’s sequencing of events creates a fast-paced historical fiction that students will enjoy reading, making it a smart choice for mini lessons focused on sequence of events and conflict and resolution.
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This Book Club Super Pack includes a Common Core aligned lesson plan and set of resources designed to support small group reading instruction.
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- Interactive Lesson Plan for 5 Book Club Meetings Focusing on Sequence of Events
- 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
- Bonus: Suggested Mini-Lessons and Questioning Guide for use with any of the I Survived Books
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I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Resource Set
Book Club Management Resources
Meeting #1: Share Facts about Hurricanes and Introduce Tracking Sequence of Events
Meeting #2: Sequence of Events and Flashbacks
Meeting #3: Sorting Out the Sequence Of Events in a Story
Meeting #4: Major and Minor Conflicts in the Sequence of Events
Meeting #5: Climax and Resolution as Part of a Sequence of Events in Fiction
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Focus Assessment and Rubric
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Common Core Assessment
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Running Record
Student Resources in Spanish
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Vocabulary Connections
Common Core Alignment:
L.4.4a L.4.5c L.4.6
4.3A 4.3B 4.7E 4.7F
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Common Core Alignment
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 TEKS Alignment
4.10A 4.10B 4.10C 4.10D 4.10E 4.10F 4.10G 4.13A 4.13C 4.13E 4.13H 4.1A 4.1C 4.1D 4.6A 4.6B 4.6C 4.6D 4.6E 4.6F 4.6G 4.6H 4.6I 4.7A 4.7B 4.7C 4.7D 4.7E 4.7F 4.7G 4.8A 4.8B 4.8C 4.8D 4.9A 4.9B 4.9D(i) 4.9D(ii) 4.9D(iii) 4.9E(i) 4.9E(ii) 4.9E(iii) 4.9F
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