Imagine that you had just finished the sixth grade, and you were all
set to have a fun summer of basketball with your buddies. Then, your
parents break the news to you. You are going to get to go to Grandma's
house just outside of Forest Lawn, Washington! The last time you saw
her you were just a tot! By now she's got to be a hundred years old!
What is there to do at her Bed and Breakfast? Answer to that's got to
in what seems a blink of an eye, you arrive at Grandma's house. Immediately,
you zero in on the sign out front: Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast and
observe a ten-foot tall man eating aluminum foil and smelling her mailbox.
What would you think?
you meet your grandma dressed in 60's hippie clothes and surrounded
by Star Wars decorations. It isn't long until you discover
that alien families (the kind with a hundred eyes surrounding their
huge domed heads, or six arms, or tentacles) emerging from every closet
in her Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast.
Where did they come from?
Now what do you think?
Still think the summer's going to be boring?
who's going to have to pitch in to help the aliens have a great time?
Guess who's trying to put a stop to the "funny business" that
he senses at the inn?
Guess what problems arise? Never mind. They are not guessable.
here at Kids Wings believe that
has got to be one of the best books ever written for kids of all ages.
It has it all: depth of the characterization, an absolutely original
plot, laugh-out-loud situations, a pretty girl, basketball, aliens,
science, and lots of trouble! You will find a loyal, funny, clever,
and imaginative friend in Scrub and a Grandma like no other!
is science fiction at its best!
Disney (who has purchased the rights) will give you a terrific movie
to look forward to when you reading finish the book, but we have to
warn you: NO movie could even compare to this BOOK!
your class sets NOW! The Kids Wings unit will provide fun and interaction
through puzzles, group projects, an original readers theater script,
problem solving that builds skills, and a Jeopardy-type game for the
whole class to enjoy at the end.
Christmas books for everyone on your list!
you will want plenty to take home with you after your one-of-a-kind
A Kids Wings unit, perfect for lesson planning and handouts or projection
on your SmartBoard for Aliens
is now available for instant download!
The Unit Contains:
Two-Page Readers’ Theater Introduction
Preparing Your Intellectual Tools
Picturing Figures of Speech in the Story
Vocabulary Lists and Activities
Making Connections: Predict/Read/Confirm Chapter Questions
Multiple Choice Comprehension Activities
Activities for Visualizing Chapters
Discussion and Writing Prompts
Plus, a BONUS Interactive Jeopardy-type Game
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on Vacation, The Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast
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pages of activities in 25 titles
PLUS a "Jeopardy-type"
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You can purchase a literature guide individually for around $19.95,
but if you order Reading Out of the
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