Lincoln's Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin (Scholastic Press, 2013) is a nonfiction book your students will enjoy reading. A true crime thriller, it tells the action-filled story of the attempt to steal President Abraham Lincoln's body in 1876.
Lincoln's Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin: A Nonfiction Book Study has what you need to guide your students through this exciting book.
Designed for teachers of students in grades 6-8, the book study unit includes:
*Teacher's page with an overview of the unit and a list of online resources and reviews
*Oral Reading and Discussion Guide with summaries, discussion questions, and vocabulary words for each chapter
* A 25-word glossary
*A crossword puzzle matching vocabulary words with definitions (with answer key)
*A vocabulary review using words in sentence context (with answer key)
*A 50-question vocabulary test (with answer key)
* Questions for Independent Readers listing all the questions in the Oral Reading and Discussion Guide formatted for students to use independently (with answer key)
*What's the Main Idea? in which students construct a one-sentence main idea statement for each chapter.
*Find the Details is a review covering seventy-five facts in the book (with answer key)
*Sequence of Events presents sets of four events each which the students arrange in chronological order (with answer key)
*Who Was That Man? requires students to sort facts which describe ten of the important figures in the story (with answer key)
*Something to Write About lists eight writing prompts related to Lincoln's Grave Robbers.
*The comprehension test has twelve multiple-choice questions, five open response questions, and three sequencing questions (with answer key.
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