Hey guys! I have another fun literature unit for you today. Anne of Avonlea is a super cute and charming story following Anne Shirley along with more adventure. If you If you enjoyed Anne of Green Gables, you’ll love Anne of Avonlea!




Story Summary:

In this classic, Anne Shirley is grown up and starting out on her own life. She has begun a new job as a teacher at Avonlea School, and also started the Avonlea Village Improvement Society with her friends Dian, and Gilbert whom you will recall. While many things have changed, Anne is still just as prone to adventure as she ever was! I hope you enjoy this classic as much as I did!

This accompanying unit study is meant to be used with the Classic Starts Anne of Avonlea version as retold from the Lucy Maud montgomery original. The Classic Start versions are find them a little easier for younger readers, but you could certainly use this unit study with the original version if you have an older student. The lapbook chapters will correlate with the Classic Starts edition, but the concepts are the same, so you should be able to complete the units using any version you choose.

Watch my Anne of Avonlea video to see the inside live!


What’s included in the Unit Study?

Each unit includes everything you need to complete the lapbook with the exception of the book itself and the 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, mapping the voyage, and completing the mini-reports. Then on the backside of the lapbook, we added a pocket to the backside where we store the reports and story timeline.



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



This particular book has 19 Chapters with accompanying mini-books plus a vocabulary mini-book full of terms to learn throughout the story.



What age is this unit recommended 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.

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


How long does the literature unit take?

That really depends on your child’s reading speed, and how many chapters there are in the book! And how fast your child reads through the chapters as well.

Each one varies in length, and 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.


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, or skip them all together. It’s totally up to you!

The reports include:

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



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  1. Out family would LOVE the Anne of Green Gables series. I grew up watching the entire movie aeries, thr PBS cartoon and all the books. My 18 year old loves them all as well, so it’s only traditional to pass it on to the little ones

    Julie Mitts
  2. Loved all the books. They were the first books I read on my own after i learned English. I think kids need more literature like these. I was so sad when I heard the actor that played guilbert died. This is definitely something I will read with my kids later.


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