Synopsis: It is summer vacation and Sheila Tubman's family has decided to spend their summer house-sitting a friend's home in Tarrytown, New York. Sheila is used to most things going her way. On the first day, she learns she has to share a house with a dog and sleep in a boy's room. Not a good start.
Sheila is not known for admitting she doesn't know something or can't do something. When she meets Mouse, she finds out how far she can stretch a friendship with lies and stories.
Enjoy a wonderful book on learning about yourself and friendship. Sheila certainly did.
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