JUN
15
2014

Classic Literature Volume 2 Mega Pack

Looking for some fun, hands-on, literature activities for your young readers? Look no further! I’ve been releasing literature units each week, and I finally have the Classic Literature Mega Pack Volume 2 ready to go!

 

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What is a literature unit?

Literature units are a great way to introduce your students to classic literature at a younger age. These units all use the “Classic Starts” version of the books so they are easier for your students to read and comprehend. The literature units come with daily chapter assignments and mini-books that students will use to create a lapbook. They also include comprehension questions and vocabulary to make sure your student understands each chapter, and to help them remember what they’ve read!

These units make reading more fun, engaging, and hands-on!

 

Units included in this combo pack:

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  • Call of the Wild
  • Gulliver’s Travels
  • The Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • King Arthur and His Knights
  • Robin Hood
  • Robinson Crusoe
  • The Time Machine
  • Tom Sawyer
  • Wind in the Willows

What ages are these units for?

I normally recommend my literature units for elementary level readers grades 1-5. You can assign them out individually to your student so they read on their own, then complete the mini-book assignment for each chapter. There are writing assignments for each chapter as your students answer comprehension questions from the reading. So you’ll just want to make sure they’re comfortable writing.

If you have younger students you can read it together as a group, then have them complete the mini-book assignments when you’re done with each chapter.

 

How long does each literature unit take?

That really depends on your child’s reading speed, and how many chapters there are in the book! It will also depend on how often you assign the lessons.

Each book varies in length, so you can easily modify these units to fit your schedule. So for example, you can assign one chapter per day plus the associated mini-book assignments, or you can have them do 2-3/week. It’s totally up to you, your schedule, and your student.

 

What’s included in the Unit Study?

Each unit includes everything you need to complete the literature unit and lapbook with the exception of the book itself and a couple of regular file folders.

The download includes a teacher’s manual with the daily reading assignments, along with the comprehension questions and answers for each chapter. This makes it much easier for you to help your students even if you haven’t read the book yourself!

There is also one mini-book for each chapter in the book. Inside your student will answer a comprehension question that relates directly to the chapter they’ve just read. Some assignments include vocabulary words, comprehension questions, and completing the various reports included in the curriculum.

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For older students:

This unit includes 5 reports that your students can complete. If you have older readers, have them do these reports to make the unit a bit more challenging. If you have younger readers, you might prefer to ask the questions verbally so they aren’t having to write a report.

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The reports include:

  • Story Facts (Setting, Main Plot, Main Characters)
  • Protagonist vs. Antagonist
  • Prediction Sheet
  • My Book Report
  • Book vs. Movie
  • Storyboard timeline

As you read through the book, each chapter has a mini-book with comprehension questions for your student to complete.

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They also include vocabulary mini-books full of terms to learn throughout the story, as well as the reports shown above.

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Terms of Use: This item is for personal use only. You may use it for your own children as needed. If you are using the curriculum in a multiple-family co-op group or a school class, you will need to purchase the Classroom version of the curriculum.

NOTE: This is a digital download product, you will not receive a hard copy of the material.

 

What’s the cost? ONLY $27.00! (Reg. $30.00)

(Classroom & Co-op Version $52.00)

 

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Comments

  1. Greetings from a homeschool mom in Indonesia. I’ll be delighted if my kids can win & use this. Thank you for all your hard work.

  2. I would love to win this unit! We’ve enjoyed all of the curriculum we have used from your website :)

  3. Love all your products and would love to win this one! Thanks for the contests. :)

  4. We were going to try the literature units starting this year my son seemed to be interested in them. I really liked the previews of them. This would be a great blessing to win. We have already completed the USA Roadtrip and Expedition Earth and loved them. Thank you Erica for all you do!

  5. We are loving volume 1!

  6. Holly Watley says:

    Just glad someone is making this so much easier for me :-) God bless!

  7. Krista B. says:

    This is awesome I love all your Literature packs and cannot wait to use this one! Hope to win!

  8. Erica, this is great! Thank you so much! I’ve already purchased a few of your Literature units and we fully plan on using them this coming up school year.
    Hope you and the clan are having a great summer.

  9. JACQUI dRINKWATER says:

    Hi Erica

    We would love to win your new Literature units. As you know we love your materials :-)

    Lots of love Jacqui and my 3 cheeky monkeys x

  10. Would love to win this collection!! I just decided today that I am going to use your lapbooks (because me and my son LOVE lapbooks) to read the young classics in his elem years. He will be starting 2nd grade in the fall.

  11. Sara Staker says:

    I love your units! So glad I found them. Have you considered doing one on Sherlock Holmes? I could see it being a little difficult because different beginning classics series have different SH cases…..but it would be oh so awesome! Looking forward to digging into new units this year!

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