Synopsis: Joey and his sister Mary Alice visit their Grandma Dowdel every year during their summer vacation. They live in the big city of Chicago, while Grandma lives in a small Illinois town. We learn about small-town life during the Depression. There are seven short stories for the years 1929 through 1942. Grandma's life is different to say the least! Her town has many interesting characters. The story is told by Joe as an adult as he reminisces about those summer trips. Grandma's life makes for fun adventures.
Product Description: 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. Within this series students will be offered activities involving story mapping, illustration, grammar skills, phonics skill development, fluency assessment, word usage, letter sound relationship practice and story topic response.
Total Pages: 36