Crispin: The Cross of Lead - Literature Kit Gr. 7-8
About This Product
Crispin: The Cross of Lead - Literature Kit Gr. 7-8 is a comprehensive teaching resource designed for seventh and eighth-grade language arts educators. This kit effectively aids the exploration of the Newbery Medal-winning story, set in 14th Century England, delving into the young boy Crispin's mysterious heritage and subsequent thrilling adventures.
This literature kit offers an all-in-one approach to amplifying student engagement and comprehension, presenting relevant vocabulary terms and thought-provoking writing prompts alongside each chapter of the book. Teachers can seamlessly utilize these tools for whole group instruction or small cooperative learning groups, providing students with a conducive environment to articulate their thoughts on rich literary themes such as suffering, courage, identity, and freedom.
Particular lesson features emphasize interactive learning experiences such as:
- An investigation into historical trades like tinkering
- Ideological debate discussions questioning whether 'cruelty is contagious' in uncivilized communities.
Students are challenged to ponder different perspectives from the narrative, encouraging them to think critically about character motivations and decisions.
Reflected throughout this digital teaching resource is alignment with state standards ensuring that classroom experiences map directly back to prescribed curriculum objectives Moreover, Bloom's Taxonomy principles have been considered when crafting these lessons so that all levels of cognitive processes are catered for – from knowledge recall through application skills development up until synthetic abilities.
Included in this package are:
- Crossword puzzles stimulating critical thinking capabilities while reinforcing key terminologies
- Word search activities prompting close reading skills
- Comprehension quizzes checking progress over time schemes highlighting key learnings against respective chapters.
Conveniently stored as a print-ready PDF file comprising 60 pages underpins this professional collection with ease-of-use at its heart – supporting lesson preparation efforts no matter what class size nor delivery setting awaits ahead (be it face-to-face teaching or facilitating virtual classrooms).For instructors seeking supplementary resources for literature studies, Crispin: The Cross of Lead - Literature Kit Gr. 7-8 substantively meets that goal, delivering multifaceted learning experiences in a user-friendly packet. So let your students uncover the secrets behind one boy's origins – and in doing so – unlock greater comprehension of literature dynamics together.
1 PDF with 60 ready to print pages