I’ve created multiple assessments and activities for Edge of Extinction- The Ark Plan, and they are now live over at Harper Stacks! As a former teacher myself, I had a lot fun creating curriculum that would engage students while simultaneously hitting a lot of the standards (including some of those hard to hit non-fiction standards). Enjoy!
At school visits I often mention the value of listening to books instead of just reading them and how this activity has a direct correlation to creating writers. If you want to know more about that, check out this talk by Andrew Pudewa or this episode of the podcast The Read Aloud Revival.