Synopsis: Sterling North is 11 years old in 1918. He spends his days pretty much on his own since his mother died, his sisters moved and his dad is away much of the time. But on a May morning he finds a baby raccoon, brings it home and soon the two are inseparable and share many adventures.
Sterling and Rascal meet many people as they visit stores around town town, attend a Model T race, and participate in a pie eating contest. When a flu epidemic breaks out, they go and visit with relatives for an extended period of time
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.
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