This is a ready-to-use 25 page packet of materials created to teach students in grades
3-6 who are reading the novel, Saving Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. It includes a 20 page student booklet plus an answer key. The booklet is designed to reinforce essential reading, thinking, and writing skills for students in grades 3-6. Skills include summarizing, evaluating, questioning, connecting to the text, determining cause and effect, using context clues, explaining, comparing and contrasting, general comprehension, and vocabulary.
The student booklet is divided into five reading assignments (about 25 pages each) with questions and activities to go with each one; to create individual student booklets, just copy and give three staples to the left side. In addition, there are culminating activities at the end of the student booklet. The booklet is designed for independent work so that students may be working on this in class while the teacher is meeting with another group. Created by Jean Martin
Saving Shiloh in a nutshell:
This is the final book in the Shiloh trilogy written by Newbery award-winning author, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. It was awarded the Colorado Children's Book Award. In this story Marty tries to build a relationship with Shiloh's former owner, Judd, even though others in the community are convinced that Judd is not to be trusted and might even be a murderer. Marty wonders whether it is too late for Judd to change and whether he will ever stop feeling worried that Judd will harm Shiloh. A big crisis puts Judd to the final test...readers will be on the edge of their seats!
Appropriate for students in grades 3-6. Reading level approximately 4th grade.
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