Simple Literature

Reading, Writing, and Project-Based Curriculum

 

Rebuses

Informational Text Rebus Below

READ-and-WRITE Rebuses Below

What Is Impeachment Rebus
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FREE: What Is Impeachment?

Students can learn more about their government by reading a rebus that explains a checks-and-balance procedure: impeachment and conviction.

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Landing on the Moon

In the summer of 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon, while Michael Collins circled the moon in the command module. This rebus helps students learn more about the first moon landing.

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Brave Robert Smalls

During the Civil War, Robert Smalls and his friends took a steamship from the Confederate navy and gave it to the Union navy. His bravery, intelligence, and desire for freedom made him an American hero.

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The Fox and the Crow and Other Fables

“The Fox and the Crow.” “The Crow and the Pitcher.” “The Fox and the Grapes.” These rebuses are an easy way to expose students to more fables, even as most want to read these stories by themselves.

Cover of Theodore Roosevelt and the Christmas Tree
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Theodore Roosevelt and the Christmas Tree

Learn how a Christmas tree found its way into the White House during President Theodore Roosevelt’s second Christmas at the White House. 

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Christmas Goblins

This READ-and-WRITE rebus is about imaginary Christmas Goblins who protect Christmas tree ornaments during the night.

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“The Golden Touch” Rebus & The Chocolate Touch – Student Edition

“The Golden Touch” Rebus is broken into five parts that align with the novel study of The Chocolate Touch, a modern-day retelling of the Greek myth.