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TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR:

A House by the River

By William Miller
Illustrations by Ying-Hwa Hu, Cornelius Van Wright

Teacher’s Guide Features: 

  • Summary and background information
  • Prereading focus questions
  • Vocabulary
  • Discussion questions
  • Ideas for literature circles
  • Ideas for reader’s response and writing activities
  • Strategies for ESL/ELL
  • Interdisciplinary activities and connections

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About This Title

Guided Reading:

P

Lexile:

700L

Interest Level:

Grades K - 3

Reading Level:

Grades 2 - 3

Themes

African/African American Interest, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Coping with Death, Courage, Environment/Nature, Families, Fathers, Home, Mothers, Overcoming Obstacles, Persistence/Grit, Realistic Fiction, Weather/Seasons/Clothing, Optimism/Enthusiasm

Collections

Fluent English, English Fiction Grades PreK-2, Mother's Day Collection, Family Diversity , Death & Grief, Appendix B Diverse Collection Grades 3-6, African American English Collection Grades 3-6, African American English Collection Grades PreK-2, Realistic Fiction Grades 3-5, English Fiction Grades 3-6, Fluent Dual Language , Social and Emotional Learning Collection, Natural Disaster & Displacement Collection, Teaching Tough Topics with Children's Literature Webinar, Trauma-Informed Collection

African American Collection English 6PK

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