Ivan is one of the attractions at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall. He accepts his life in captivity because he doesn’t remember any of his childhood in the wild. But his promise to Stella about finding Ruby a good home changes everything. He must find a way. Ruby’s life depends on it!
This is a concise study guide in the form of a pamphlet. Target skills include point of view, setting, guided reading questions, characterization, theme, text structure, literary devices, and vocabulary. There is also a powerpoint mini-lesson for characterization. Students use the pamphlet as a guide and record their answers on separate pieces of paper. A detailed answer key for all activities is included as well two vocabulary tests with keys. An assessment chart is also included for easy record keeping. Time spent at the copy machine is minimized while student learning is maximized!