Call it Courage by Armstrong Sperry
Call It Courage Teaching Guide is a 54-page, 8 component resource for teaching Armstrong Sperry's 1941 Newbery Winner.
Teaching Guide Components List:
Call it Courage Chapter Summaries
(1)The detailed CHAPTER SUMMARIES, written in bulleted format for easy reference, provide a quick method for becoming familiar with the material when time is limited and for refreshing memory when using the novel from year to year.
Call It Courage Prereading Activities
(2)PREREADING ACTIVITIES include a graphic organizer, discussion and research topics, and a bulletin board idea.
Call It Courage Vocabulary Study
(3)In the VOCABULARY section are word lists with definitions, dictionary activities, and usage worksheets.
Call It Courage Short Answer Questions
(4)The chapter-by-chapter SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS can be put to use in a variety of ways including homework reading guides. The questions require detailed, FACTUAL responses.
Call It Courage Objective Tests
(5)The series of OBJECTIVE TESTS, which cover the novel as chapter-by-chapter quizzes and as a whole book test, DO NOT REQUIRE STORY INTERPRETATION, but they do check for basic story comprehension. Students will find it necessary to read the material carefully and thoroughly for FACTUAL CONTENT in order to score well on these tests.
The goal of this component is to build a strong foundation for progression to the higher level thinking skills. The pages can also be put to use as whole-class discussion guides, small-group or independent reading guides, homework, and conferencing tools.
Call It Courage Thinking Skills
(6)The activities in THINK, WRITE, CREATE, both chapter-by-chapter and whole book, require students to engage the HIGHER LEVEL THINKING SKILLS of Bloom's Taxonomy. These open-ended activities cover a range of difficulties from the most basic to challenges for gifted students.
Call It Courage Graphic Organizers for Writing
(7)The GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS are based on specific novel events or characters rather than a standard design. Each one offers opportunities for practicing and improving writing skills.
Call it Courage Answer Keys
(8)Full ANSWER KEYS for all questions requiring a specific answer are included.
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