Here Lies the Librarian by Richard Peck: A Book Study Unit is designed for teachers of students in grades 5-8 reading Richard Peck's entertaining book (Dial Books, 2006; paperback Scholastic, 2007).
Your students will increase their vocabulary and comprehension skills while enjoying the humor and action as Peewee and her brother Jake compete in Hendricks County, Indiana's first annual road race. Set in 1914, the story brings to life the early days of the automobile.
These items are included in this book study:
*Teacher's page with a description of each activity in the unit
*Synopsis of the book Here Lies the Librarian
*A 16-page Oral Reading and Discussion Guide which includes a summary of each chapter, comprehension questions, and vocabulary words
*Glossary of fifty words and definitions
*Vocabulary crossword puzzle matching words with definitions
*Vocabulary exercise matching words and definitions
*Review using vocabulary words in sentence context
*A 50-question vocabulary test
*Comprehension questions for each chapter in the book
*Find the Details activity with forty comprehension questions
*Activity identifying plot structure
*Word search of automobile names
*Reading related nonfiction activity
*Comprehension test with ten matching, ten multiple-choice, and five open response questions.
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