1988 Newberry Award and 1990 Young Reader Choice Award. This comprehensive literature unit is perfect for students to read the text while working as a class read, with peers, small groups, or in a Home School. Each chapter has numerous comprehension questions with a companion teacher key including page numbers for easy reference. This story helps teach, “A no bullies policy,” and helps create a good classroom community. This book provides many opportunities to talk about self esteem, self reliance, social issues, friendship, and acceptance of others. The unit includes tests with answer keys. The Novel must be purchased separately.
This unit is supported with a vocabulary PowerPoint complete with pictures and synonyms. Some additional activities include word games, grammar activities, and oral/written presentation.
*probing comprehension questions to create deeper understanding
*grammar sentences / written language skills / answer key
*questions to help understand characters
*PowerPoint with pictures with synonyms for increased vocabulary
*three comprehensive tests, final book test, answer keys w/page #
*Home School, 3rd Grade/Gifted, 4th, and 5th Grade
*Teach no bully policy and good classroom community