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Blood on the River Vocabulary Quiz with WordStash

Ways to provide more challenge for your top readers:

The Big Question section provides a research project idea and helps guide students through the process on the ConnectED website.

Leveled Reader database allows you to search for books for your top readers by grade level or lexile. You can also select genre and activity that you would like to do with the book. I had success searching by grade level with either genre or an activity. When I tried to combine, grade level, genre and activity, the search was too narrow.

Provides differentiated spelling lists for Approaching, On-Level, and Beyond.

Click on Unit 1 Activities on the left-hand menu. There are slide shows to view that relate to the theme. These are a good resources for planning activities to engage students in the theme. Using VoiceThread and Wallwisher to post their ideas on the theme.

5th Grade Unit 1 Wiki