The adventures of the purposeful, indignant, and always genuine bear from Darkest Peru are an engaging read and serve as a way to discuss character development, and vocabulary and language used in text.
This literature guide includes:
• 12 Reader Response sheets that include questions about language and vocabulary as well as comprehension.
• 10 Final Assessment ideas
o 4 Essay response questions
o 6 Project ideas
This literature guide addresses fifth grade standards (CCSS.RL.5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5 and SL.5.1) but could be used with students in grades 3-5.