THE FORGING OF THE BLADE by R. L. Lafevers, a short 144-page novel packed with excitement is an excellent introduction to high fantasy! The Kids Wings Guide is perfect for skill-building and extending the fun of this nail-biting story for kids aged 8 and up! The Reading Level is 2-6 and an Interest Level will keep motivate kids of all ages!
HOLD ON TO YOUR BREATH OR THIS EXCITING ADVENTURE JUST MIGHT TAKE IT AWAY!
Kenric's father, an honored blacksmith, has disappeared from his small village of Penrith. Without him, he and his mother are doomed. Now, Kenric must find the courage to travel dangerous roads in the Kingdom of Lowthar to find him. Little does he know, the great Evil that has overcome Lowthar has its minions waiting around every bend. How will he get past the terrible Mawr hounds, the goblin, the Fey, and the grymclaws?
Why was his father kidnapped?
Who is the strange old man whose magic reveals a frightening story?
What power would a young blacksmith's son have over the evil warlord, Mordig?
Of what importance is the Blade of Lowthar?
Who is the unlikely friend who lends support and becomes a "forever friend"?
The Kids Wings activities were written by master teacher Suzy Red and come to you in PowerPoint and PDF formats, perfect for projection and printing!
the activities include:
Paired Chapter Guides with Vocabulary, Prediction Questions, Writing Prompts
The Blade and the Hero (comparing Kenric with the blade)
Objects of Importance in High Fantasy
Multiple Choice Comprehension Pages
Puzzle: The Prophecy
Short Answer Questions
Writing a Readers' Theater Script
Summarizing Two Chapters in Comic Book Frames
Illustrating Mental Pictures
Characteristics of a Hero
Writing to Nominate the Best High Fantasy
A 53-slide Interactive Jeopardy Game
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