Book study, book activities, novel study.
Can be used with small groups or whole class.
There are 38 pages and 13 activities in this book activity. The
individual activities include: an oral fluency activity, vocabulary
cut-apart matching game, a word search, a bingo game, word
shape activity, map of Kenya, understanding text (main idea
summarizing, writing a question), defining words in context),
identifying summary and theme, alphabetizing, word scramble,
story wheel, spelling activity, and title page work,
Summary: A tribe in Kenya hears of September 11 and offers a
generous gift to the people of the United States.
Awards for book:
NYT Bestseller2009 Parents' Choice Gold Award2009 National Book Festival Selected book for Georgia
2010-2011 Texas Bluebonnet Award (Master List)
Reviews of book:
Kirkus (07/01/09)Booklist (07/01/09)School Library Journal (08/01/09)
Recommendations for library collections:
Best Books Elementary