Use this hands-on, interactive Fish in a Tree Workbook to teach perseverance and empathy with your students. Everything you need to teach a unit on the novel Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt is included in this editable unit!
Answer key for comprehension questions is included.
This EDITABLE resource is appropriate for grades 4-6 and includes the following activities:
-Teacher directions & workbook tabs
-Set the Stage (Mind Movies) interactive bulletin board
-Welcome to your “Fish in a Tree Workbook” student letter
-15 Fish in a Tree themed bell ringer prompts
-Before you read activity
-Chapter comprehension questions for each chapter (based on Bloom’s Taxonomy)
-Chapter summary illustrations for students to complete
-Vocabulary charts for each chapter
-Extended plot structure activity to teach the concept of plot
-Group think activity relating to dyslexia and daily reading activities
-Letter from Alice (allusion)
-Teacher talk (Mr. Daniels)
-Wooden nickel day vs silver dollar compare & contrast activity
-Fish in a Tree task cards
-Learning & understanding perseverance reading puzzle activity
-Identifying themes graphic organizer
-Figurative language tic-tac-toe
-Classroom wish jar materials
-Sketchbook of Impossible Things student journal and activity (flipbook)
-Friendship menu group project & rubric
-Fish in a Tree characterization flipbook
-Literary elements focus lesson
-Character recipes activity
-Cover pages for each section
This resource is based on Bloom’s Taxonomy– higher level thinking skills!
Your students will master a variety of skills during this unit including:
-Writing for purpose
-Reading beyond the text
-How to remember, understand, apply, analyze, evaluate, and create based on the text and materials included
-How to follow along with the text and identify themes, figurative language, and literary elements
-How to identify stereotypes and eliminate bullying
-Mastery of vocabulary terms
-The deeper meaning of Ally’s mind movies and sketchbook of impossible things
-Identify and explain the plot structure of the novel
-Create products for a purpose
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