5-8 LitLab: Anne of Green Gables
(65 + 15 materials)
Text / Materials Required
Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
No one who meets Anne of Green Gables can forget her. Your student will be immersed into ‘everything Anne’ in this multi-sensory approach to the beloved classic Anne of Green Gables. Students, boys and girls, will find her story and the characters endearing. From the quiet strength of Matthew Cuthbert to the transforming character of Marilla. Anne is not just a girl’s book. Boys are sure to find a hero in Gilbert Blythe, Anne’s rival from the moment he utters that volatile word: “CARROTS”.
Read Anne of Green Gables in fun, meaningful ways! Your student can ‘experience’ wonderful literature as they are drawn into Anne’s delightful imaginary world and learn her lessons, too. Student will layer story symbols as art, send characters into the future, make their own theme-related slates and crafts, write Anne-style compositions, smell stinky cake, and so much more!
sensory props: see, hear, smell, and feel what the characters did
bookbites : taste what the characters ate
creative project: make what a character made
Kinetic activities: do what a character did (or might/should have!)
Literature : learn the story’s narrative arc, vocabulary, setting, and more
Creative Writing : write what a character wrote or felt
takeaway topics: know what the characters knew
Geography and History: learn more about what the characters’ world was like
audiovisual : see and hear what the characters’ world looked and sounded like
Poetry: learn to appreciate the poems of Anne