Pinballs, The by Betsy Byars
Pinballs Prereading Activities, Vocabulary Study, Short Answer Questions
This twenty-three page resource for teaching Betsy Byars' compelling story of three foster children has three different components.
Pinballs Prereading Activities
The PREREADING items include a research/trivia activity, group discussion ideas, individual research topics and a bulletin board idea.
Pinballs Vocabulary Study
The VOCABULARY STUDY is composed of an alphabetized list of all the words chosen for study and convenient, book-order word lists with definitions and page numbers. The printable dictionary activities, designed for use BEFORE reading, cover the book in chapter sequence. Other word usage activities may be put to use as pre or post reading assignments.
Pinballs Short Answer Questions
The chapter-by-chapter SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS (in sets of 10 items each) are suitable for home-assigned reading guides, small group or whole class assignments, conferencing tools, or individual assessment. The questions require factual responses. They do not address interpretive skills or elements of literature.
Pinballs Prereading Activities, Vocabulary Study, Short Answer Questions includes full answer keys.
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Pinballs Prereading Activities, Vocabulary Study, Short Answer Questions is taken from Pinball Teaching Guide, a full unit with these three components and 5 additional instructional components.
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Pinball Teaching Guide
Pinballs Teaching Guide