Synopsis: Chester Cricket was a simple country cricket. One day, he got a little too curious about what was in the picnic basket and ended up in Times Square in New York City. He meets a mouse by the name of Tucker and a cat named Harry. They become friends and help Chester get use to Times Square. Then, he is taken in and cared for by a little boy, Mario. Chester has a talent like no other animal. This talent is so special it stops traffic in Times Square, one of the busiest places in New York City. There is only way to find out what special talent Chester has. Read the story and discover how a tiny cricket can be huge.
Product Summary: This print and use workbook is a child-directed literature study that requires no teacher or parental prep time. The format is an exciting new approach to studying literature. Each page engages the student in many interesting activities. Children will explore new vocabulary in its context and answer questions that involve them in the story. Learners reflect on their own experiences to better understand those of the characters. This process ensures full comprehension of the novel. Additional activities involve illustrating, sequencing, analyzing characters, and point of view. The literature study concludes with an organized and detailed book summary. A simple rubric is included for grading the book summary. Get involved with the story and become a better reader.
Total Pages: 28