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Breaking Stalin's Nose

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Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Velchin will enrich and extend your reading of this powerful historical fiction novel of difficult life in Stalin's Russia as told by a 2nd grade boy whose father served in Stalin's army. The 49-page Kids' Wings literature guide includes two interactive multiple-choice check-ups and a Jeopardy-type game. Breaking Stalin's Nose clearly shows the difference between socialism and capitalism.

The Activity Guide/Lesson Plans Contain: 

  • For the Teacher: Background Building;
  • Memory Cards for Capitalism and Communism;
  • The Capitalism Song;
  • Pre-reading Discussion Cards;
  • Anticipation Guide;
  • 15-Second Summaries;
  • Where in the World, Europe before World War II Map Study;
  • Europe Today;
  • 2-page Readers’ Theater Introduction;
  • Dialectical Journal;
  • Character Studies;
  • Chapters 1-5, Vocabulary and Prediction Questions;
  • Evaluating Comprehension, Ch. 1-2;
  • Interactive Questions, Chapters 1-2;
  • Evaluating Comprehension in Chapters 3-5;
  • Crossword Puzzle;
  • Chapters 6-10, Vocabulary and Prediction Questions;
  • Evaluating Comprehension, Chapters 6-7;
  • Visualizing Chapters 7-10:
  • Chapters 11-13, Vocabulary and Prediction Questions;
  • Evaluating Comprehension, Chapters 11-13;
  • Evaluation of Sasha's Teacher, Chapter 13;
  • The Research Song;
  • Comparing Soviet Law with American Law, Research and Presentation;
  • Why I don't have to live in fear, a research report;
  • Chapters 14-17, Vocabulary and Prediction Questions;
  • Visualizing the Text, Chapters 14-17;
  • Chapters 18-22, Vocabulary and Prediction Questions;
  • Evaluating Comprehension, Chapters 18-20;
  • Visualizing and Explaining the Text, Chapters 21-22;
  • Chapters 23-27, Vocabulary and Prediction Questions;
  • Evaluating Comprehension, Chapter 23;
  • "The Nose"
  • Discussion and Writing, Chapters 24-26
  • The Principal of the Thing: Everyone Is Defined by Fear Logic Puzzle;
  • Discussion and Writing, Chapters 27-28;
  • Evaluating Comprehension, Chapters 29 and 30;
  • A Tense Situation;
  • Exploring Historical Fiction;
  • Writing Prompts;
  • Answer Pages;
  • Plus, a BONUS Interactive Jeopardy-type Game;

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