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Full Week of Lesson Plans & Activities for Reading, Writing, Grammar, and Vocabulary using In November by Cynthia Rylant



In November by Cynthia Rylant is a must read for your class during the month of November, and these no prep lessons and activities make it easy! There are so many learning opportunities in this fantastic book, and it makes a wonderful mentor text! After using reading skills to analyze author’s craft and interpret figurative language, students will connect and apply the author’s craft to their own writing. This rigorous unit serves as a comprehensive teaching tool for In November. Enjoy a week of meaningful lessons centered around the changes and wonderful happenings of November, without the prep!

These lessons are ideal for 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade.

CCSS and TEKS Aligned

Great resource. The lessons were organized and easy to follow. Activities were awesome and really helped my kids who were struggling with figurative language.”

Heather O.

These lessons are wonderful. The book questions were thoughtful and engaging. The grammar lessons were extremely helpful in getting my students to use commas appropriately.”

Brittany R.