This lit log is for Tales From Maple Ridge No 1 Logan Pryce Makes a Mess, a historical fiction chapter book (by Grace Gilmore with helpful illustrations by Petra Brown). Themes include: 19th century life in the country, family, and responsibilities.
The focus skills of the lit log are: use phonics/word analysis skills in decoding words (compound words); recount stories/summarize; describe characters/events; use text to determine meaning of words/phrases; and explain how illustrations contribute to words.
The lit log can be used for direct reading instruction (guided reading, novel study, literature circle, close reading) or as a guide for a read aloud.
Reading Level of Text: 3rd grade
Interest Level of Text: grades 1-4