Deputy Dan is the Amelia Bedelia of the wild west! "Literal" should be his middle name because he does exactly what you tell him to do whether it makes any sense or not. Ask him to join you in a cup of hot chocolate and he'll ask you if the cup is large enough. Want him to cover the door to the bank so the robbers won't get away? He'll tack his bedsheets across the doorway so it's completely covered. How he's able to corral the filthy, low-down bank robbers in Deputy Dan and the Bank Robbers is anybody's guess.
Your students will laugh at his exploits and when they're done reading, the questions and activities contained in this unit will increase their comprehension and enjoyment of the text. This preview will give you an idea of what's included. Yee-haw and happy reading!