Jesse Stuart's A Penny's Worth of Character: A Book Study

Jesse Stuart's A Penny's Worth of Character:  A Book Study
Jesse Stuart's A Penny's Worth of Character:  A Book Study
Jesse Stuart's A Penny's Worth of Character:  A Book Study
Jesse Stuart's A Penny's Worth of Character:  A Book Study
Jesse Stuart's A Penny's Worth of Character:  A Book Study
Jesse Stuart's A Penny's Worth of Character:  A Book Study
Jesse Stuart's A Penny's Worth of Character:  A Book Study
Jesse Stuart's A Penny's Worth of Character:  A Book Study
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Jesse Stuart's A Penny's Worth of Character: A Book Study is designed for teachers of students in grades 3-5 reading A Penny’s Worth of Character by Jesse Stuart (Curtis Publishing Company, 1954; The Jesse Stuart Foundation, 1993, 2001). This book study is designed as a whole class activity, but it could be easily adjusted for reading circles, independent study, and other instructional methods.

Vocabulary Activities:

*Glossary of 20 words from the book with definitions.

*Vocabulary crossword puzzle matches the twenty vocabulary words with definitions.

*Vocabulary worksheet uses the words in sentence context.

*Vocabulary test has twenty questions matching words with definitions and twenty questions using the words in sentence context.

Comprehension Activities:

*Oral Reading and Discussion Guide

*Do You Know..?, a list of fifty detail questions about the book

*Sequencing A Penny’s Worth of Character containing five sets of four events each for students to put in chronological order.

*Identifying Plot Structure with ten events for students to identify

*Understanding Inferences using six passages from the book

*Identifying Character Traits focusing on the characters of Shan, Mrs. Shelton, and Mr. Conley

*Questions for Independent Readers listing all the questions found in the Oral Reading and Discussion Guide

*Something to Write About is a list of ten writing prompts related to the book.

*Comprehension test with seventeen multiple-choice questions and three sequencing questions.

*Answer keys are included for all activities and tests.

Please download the preview to see sample pages of this book study!

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43 pages
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2 Weeks
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