King George: What Was His Problem? by Steve Sheinkin: A Nonfiction Book Study is designed for teachers of students in grades 5-8 reading Steve Sheinkin's nonfiction book about the American Revolution (published by Roaring Book Press in 2008).
Sheinkin is also the author of Bomb, The Notorious Benedict Arnold, and Lincoln's Grave Robbers. The Children's Book Committee of Bankstreet College of Education placed King George: What Was His Problem? on their list of Best Children's Books of the Year for 2009.
King George: What Was His Problem by Steve Sheinkin: A Nonfiction Book Study will help you guide your students as they read about the important events and personalities in the American Revolution.
Features of this book study include:
*A teacher's page with objectives, suggestions for using each section of the unit, and a list of online resources
*The seven-page Oral Reading and Discussion Guide, your map through the book, including a summary, discussion questions, and vocabulary words and definitions for each chapter.
*A twenty-five word glossary
*Crossword puzzle matching vocabulary words with definitions
*Vocabulary review using the vocabulary words in sentence context
*Vocabulary test with fifty questions matching words with definitions and using the words in sentence context
*A chronology of events in the American Revolution for students' reference
*List of all the discussion questions from the reading guide formatted for students to use independently
*A comprehension activity focusing on cause-and-effect
*Find the Details--a fifty-question comprehension activity
*Historical Figures Puzzle which contains twenty names to match with descriptions.
*Sequence of events activity in which the students construct a timeline with fifteen events of the American Revolution
*A research activity in which students find the source information for books about the Revolution
*Comprehension test with fifteen multiple-choice, three sequencing, and seven short answer questions.
*Answer keys included for all items.
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