This in-depth grammar and sentence structure review covers homophones, irregular and regular simple past tense verbs, possessive nouns, prepositional phrases, appositives, noun and adjective clauses, punctuation, coordinating conjunctions, and subordinating conjunctions with original examples as well as references back to this wonderful Sid Fleischman story. Students must have a thorough understanding of their reading in order to complete the packet. This is a perfect choice for homework after a class Read Aloud. Assign a second reading at home so that your students comprehend the story and then use class time to discuss character traits, find evidence, etc.
Included in this ZIP file:
Outline (5 pages)
Grammar & Vocabulary Review including a complete answer key (98 pages)
Dodecahedron Project (Bloom Ball) (15 pages)
Worksheet to accompany Disney’s movie version of Fleischman's masterpiece: Bullwhip Griffin (5 pages)
Task Cards for The Gold Rush (56), By the Great Horn Spoon (48), and The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (48), student response worksheet, and answer key (61 pages)
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to see the outline, the answer key from Chapters 10-12, and samples from the Final (Dodecahedron) Project and Task Cards. Updated January 24, 2015.
Are you interested in some grammar work to accompany the story but not quite this much?
• By the Great Horn Spoon: Possessive Nouns
• By the Great Horn Spoon: Coordinating Conjunctions
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