Young readers will learn all about eating worms in this disgustingly entertaining guide for literature. Rigorous, cross-curricular lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to comprehend complex literature and help them understand the significance of the story. This resource is packed with tools to teach students how to analyze story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions and more. This instructional guide provides the perfect way to add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature. Guide is designed for students attending third-grade to fifth-grade.