Fifth Grade Book Units

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Book Unit Samples

Book Units: The Fifth Grade curriculum includes two literature-based book units. The units include a copy of each paperback book plus a packet of materials for each book detailing weekly reading assignments, writing assignments, student worksheets, bonus activities, and other related assignments.

Book Units are included in the Reading and Writing Curriculum and the complete ELA Curriculum packages and do not need to be purchased separately.  

Several options are available for additional copies of the units. Choose from the Book Unit Options drop-down menu above.

    American Tall Tales by Adrien Stoutenburg

    Seven tall tale characters are explored with a new character each week. Students will read about Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Joe Mararac. Along with reading, students will complete a variety of activities with both teaching and student materials included to form a reading and writing standards-aligned book unit.

    American Tall Tales Book Unit Packet ISBN 9781592694075

    American Tall Tales Book Unit (Paperback book and Book Packet) $12.95

    American Tall Tales Packet Only $8.00

    American Tall Tales Paperback Book Only $6.95

    Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

    A young girl, the last inhabitant of an island far off the coast of California, tells her story of survival as she awaits a ship to return for her. The classic Newberry Award book by Scott O'Dell is supported by ten weekly units incorporating reading and writing standards for fifth-graders with teacher and student materials.

    Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Unit Packet ISBN 9781592694082

    Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Unit (Paperback book and Book Packet) $15.95

    Island of the Blue Dolphins Packet Only $8.00

    Island of the Blue Dolphins Paperback Book Only $9.95