I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

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.

  • Included in this collection
  • Lesson plans for 5 book club meetings focused on Story Elements
  • 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 I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 by Lauren Tarshis. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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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.

  • Included in this collection
  • Lesson plans for 5 book club meetings focused on Story Elements
  • 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 I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 by Lauren Tarshis. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Book Author:
Lauren Tarshis
Grade Level:
4
Genre(s):
Historical Fiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
Q
DRA Level:
40
Reading Recovery Level:
40
Theme(s):
Adventure, Family, History, Weather, Perseverance
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Common Core Alignment:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.7, RL.4.9, RL.4.10, SL.4.1a, SL.4.1b, SL.4.1c, W.4.8, L.4.4a, L.4.5c, L.4.6, W.4.9
Vocabulary Connections:
L.4.4a, L.4.5c, L.4.6
TEKS Alignment:
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, 4.10A, 4.10B, 4.10C, 4.10D, 4.10E, 4.10F, 4.10G, 4.13A, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
4.7E, 4.7F, 4.3A, 4.3B
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