The format is an exciting new approach to studying literature. Each page engages the student in many interesting activities. Children will explore new vocabulary in its context and answer questions that involve them in the story. Learners reflect on their own experiences to better understand those of the characters. This process ensures full comprehension of the novel. Additional activities involve illustrating, sequencing, analyzing characters, and point of view.
The literature study concludes with an organized and detailed book summary. A simple rubric is included for grading the book summary.
Get involved with the story and become a better reader.
(The product sample images are from various category workbooks. The images represent the consistant set of activities for all of this category’s workbooks. The specifics to each product will be different.)
Maniac Magee Synopsis: When Jeffrey Magee’s parents pass away, he is forced to live with his aunt and uncle. They are very unhappy and Jeffrey, after eight years, can’t take it anymore. He has to get away. So, one day, he starts running. He runs and runs for days and ends up in the town next to w..
Synopsis: Donald is different. As a small child it is not easily noticed. As he gets older, the other children begin to notice. He goes from the goofy kid to the one no one wants on his or her team. Loser is a great story about learning how being different can be a burden and a joy.
Synopsis: When Jeffrey Magee’s parents pass away, he is forced to live with his aunt and uncle. They are very unhappy and Jeffrey, after eight years, can’t take it anymore. He has to get away. So, one day, he starts running. He runs and runs for days and ends up in the town next to where he use t..
Synopsis: Palmer is turning of age. He is becoming ten, the age when all boys in town become wringers. The problem is he does not want to be a wringer. Since an early age, when he first saw what a wringer does, he has dreaded the age. Now it is here.
Read Wringer and find out why this one boy..