The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Transport readers to 1974 when the twin towers of the World Trade Center were being constructed. Author Mordicai Gerstein tells the true story of Philippe Petit, a street performer who spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing tricks on a wire suspended between the towers. Philippe's inspiring bravery and skill are a perfect backdrop for making connections, identifying the author's purpose, asking questions, making inferences, and retelling the events that led up to Philippe Petit's amazing act.
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  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Parts of Speech
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Transport readers to 1974 when the twin towers of the World Trade Center were being constructed. Author Mordicai Gerstein tells the true story of Philippe Petit, a street performer who spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing tricks on a wire suspended between the towers. Philippe's inspiring bravery and skill are a perfect backdrop for making connections, identifying the author's purpose, asking questions, making inferences, and retelling the events that led up to Philippe Petit's amazing act.
  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Parts of Speech
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • This set of instructional resources is for use with the book The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
Book Author:
Mordicai Gerstein
Grade Level:
4
Genre(s):
Informational, Nonfiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
Q
DRA Level:
40
Reading Recovery Level:
40
Theme(s):
Award Winners, History
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Asking Questions:
RI.4.1, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
RI.4.2, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Making Connections:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Making Inferences:
RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Retelling & Summarizing:
RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Vocabulary Connections:
L.4.4a, L.4.5c, L.4.6
Word Work:
RF.4.3, RF.4.4
Asking Questions:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6I, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.13A, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.10A, 4.10C, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Making Connections:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Making Inferences:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6F, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Retelling & Summarizing:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6G, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
4.7E, 4.7F, 4.3A, 4.3B
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