This 65 page PDF file is a guide for"The Missing 'Gator of Gumbo Limbo" by Jean Craighead. It includes vocabulary and guided reading questions for each chapter, vocabulary review sheets (crossword or matching) and .quizzes for chapters 1 - 3, chapters 4- 6, chapters 7 - 9. A book report form helps students summarize events in order. A word search is also included.This book ties in nicely with science when studying ecology and the environment and could easily be used in a unit combining reading and science classes. Students will get a good understanding of how people have destroyed the balance of nature in the Everglades of southern Florida and are dealing with the consequences. They will be asked to explain in writing how the damage was done and what can be done to fix the problems created.