Shoeshine Girl by Clyde Robert Bulla covers the themes of character and values, social issues, and life experiences.
My students love this book!
As a culminating activity I bring in an old small shoeshine box and have the students follow the steps from the book to shine some of my old pairs of shoes.
This is a realistic fiction book.
Interest Level 3-5
Age Range 6 - 10
Reading Level 2.2
Lexile Measure 330L
Guided Reading Q
*Includes questions for all 11 chapters, a book review, and a final test.
*Who, what, where, when, how, why questions
*Vocabulary – Dictionary Skills
*Synonyms, Antonyms and Analogies
*Turning a question into a statement
* Students will need to go back to the text for evidence for some
*Answer Key which also shows how to teach "turning a question into
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