Fair Weather (Puffin, 2001) by prolific children's author Richard Peck, will lead your students through the adventures of Rosie Beckett, a 13-year-old Illinois farm girl, as she visits Chicago for the first time to see the World's Columbian Expedition of 1893.
Fair Weather by Richard Peck: A Book Study Unit has everything you need to make the World's Fair come alive for your students and is an excellent supplement for your study of 19th century America.
This book study includes:
*The Teacher's Page containing an overview of each activity in the unit and an extensive list of online resources about the 1890s.
*The Oral Reading and Discussion Guide containing a summary of each chapter and discussion questions for each chapter, plus "end of the book" questions.
*A glossary of twenty words with definitions
*A crossword puzzle matching vocabulary words with definitions
*A vocabulary worksheet using vocabulary words in the context of sentences.
*A vocabulary test with twenty questions matching words and definitions
*Character worksheet matching their names with a description of each
*Comprehension worksheet finding details in the story with fifty questions
*A sequencing of events activity
*A comprehension test containing 25 questions
*Answer Keys for all items.
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