5th Grade Literature

Books and Book Reports

Analyzing Theme

What's a Theme?

My Side of the Mountain

by Jean Craighead George


Introductory Pages for My Side of the Mountain

Setting: The Catskills
Go to the Houghton Mifflin My Side of the Mountain Page

Student Pages about My Side of the Mountain

Animal and Plants of the Catskills
Surviving in the Wild
About Jean Craighead George
Chapter Summaries for My Side of the Mountain
Student Reviews
My Side of the Mountains Theme Essays

Andy and Alex have created a website. Click on the Link to see it.

Blood on the River

Reading Resources

You can listen to famous actors reading stories at Storyline Online
Here are some fairy tales you can listen to at Light Up Your Brain

Theme One: Nature's Fury


Theme Two: Give it All You've Got

Theme Three: Voices of the Revolution

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