This nonfiction book study is designed for teachers of students in grades 5-8 reading The Adventures of Marco Polo by Russell Freedman.
Features of this book study include:
*A teacher's page with suggestions for using each item in the unit, including a list of objectives
*Five-page Oral Reading and Discussion Guide which includes a summary of each chapter, discussion questions, and vocabulary words with definitions.
*A twenty-five word glossary
*Crossword puzzle matching vocabulary words with definitions
*Vocabulary review matching vocabulary words with definitions
*Vocabulary test matching twenty-five words with definitions
*Important People lists ten people who were connected to Marco Polo and his travels. Students identify each person by reading a brief description.
*Sequence of Events worksheet lists twelve events. Students supply the year that the event occurred.
*People, Places, and Things reviews items from The Adventures of Marco Polo as students classify the nouns listed.
*Questions for Independent Readers is a list of questions from the Oral Reading and Discussion Guide formatted for students to use independently
*Comprehension Test with five questions identifying figures from the book, thirteen multiple choice questions, and two sequence of events questions
*Answer keys included for all items.
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