The Pinballs Novel Study Teaching Guide

The Pinballs Novel Study Teaching Guide
The Pinballs Novel Study Teaching Guide
The Pinballs Novel Study Teaching Guide
The Pinballs Novel Study Teaching Guide
The Pinballs Novel Study Teaching Guide
The Pinballs Novel Study Teaching Guide
The Pinballs Novel Study Teaching Guide
The Pinballs Novel Study Teaching Guide
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The Pinballs by Betsy Byars
The Pinballs Novel Study Teaching Guide is a 92 page resource with 8 components for teaching Betsy Byars' enduring story of three foster children.

Teaching Guide Component List
Chapter Summaries
(1)The detailed CHAPTER SUMMARIES, written in bulleted format for easy reference, provide a quick method for becoming familiar with the material when time is limited and for refreshing memory when using the novel from year to year.

Prereading Activities
(2)PREREADING ACTIVITIES include a trivia-research activity, motivating discussion and research topics, and a bulletin board idea.

Vocabulary Study
(3)In the VOCABULARY section are an alphabetized word list, book order word lists with definitions, and dictionary and usage worksheets.

Short Answer Questions
(4)The chapter-by-chapter SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS can be put to use in a variety of ways including homework reading guides. The questions require detailed, FACTUAL responses.

Objective Tests
(5)The series of OBJECTIVE TESTS, which cover the novel as chapter-by-chapter quizzes and as a whole book test, DO NOT require story interpretation but rather check for
basic story. Students will find it necessary to read the material carefully and thoroughly for FACTUAL CONTENT in order to score well on these tests. The goal of this component is to build a strong foundation for progression to the higher level thinking skills.

Thinking Skills
(6)The activities in THINK, WRITE, CREATE, both chapter-by-chapter and whole book, require
students to engage the higher level thinking skills of Bloom's Taxonomy. These open-ended activities cover a range of difficulties from the most basic to challenges for gifted students. The items are designed to spark divergent, creative, and speculative thinking, build vocabulary, inspire research, and encourage student interaction with the story and its characters.

Graphic Organizers for Writing
(7)The GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS are unique in that they are based on specific novel events or characters rather than a standard design. Each one offers opportunities for practicing and improving writing skills.

Answer Keys
(8)Full ANSWER KEYS for all questions requiring a specific answer are included.

Download the free sample pages for a closer look.

Pinballs Teaching Guide components may be purchased separately.

The Pinballs Chapter Summaries and Objective Tests
The Pinballs Chapter Summaries and Objective Tests

The Pinballs Thinking Skills and Graphic Organizers for Writing
The Pinballs Thinking Skills and Graphic Organizers for WRiting

The Pinballs Prereading Activities, Vocabulary Study, Short Answer Questions
The Pinballs Prereading Activities, Vocabulary Skills, Short Answer Questions

The Pinballs Short Answer Questions
The Pinballs Short Answer Questions

The Pinballs Vocabulary Study
The Pinballs Vocabulary Study

The Pinballs Whole Book Test
The Pinballs Whole Book Test
Total Pages
92 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 months
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