Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi
Crispin: The Cross of Lead Prereading, Vocabulary, Short Answer Questions is a 34-page, three component resource for teaching Avi’s 2003 Newbery Medal Winner.
PREREADING activities include an informational text "Living Medieval" with questions to help students gather background information and give the story deeper meaning. This section also offers more research and discussion ideas with a bulletin board suggestion
The vocabulary study includes an alphabetized list with page numbers of all the words chosen for study. Book order word lists with definitions, page numbers, and dictionary activities are designed to be used before reading so that student will have some knowledge of the words when they encounter them in the story. Additional word usage activities can be used at any time during the novel study. (CCSS ELA RL 6.4, 7.4, 8.4 L. 6.4, 7.4, 8.4 L. 6.6, 7.6, 8.6)
Short Answer Questions
The third component in this product is chapter-by-chapter SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS that require detailed, factual responses. (CCSS ELA RL 6.1, 7.1, 8.1)
Full answer keys for vocabulary worksheets and short answer questions are included.
Crispin: The Cross of Lead Teaching Guide with these three components and 5 others is available from my store.
Crispin: The Cross of Lead Teaching Guide
Crispin:The Cross of Lead Teaching Guide