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Tall Tales

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The 22-page Kids' Wings collection for Tall Tales will guide your students through the study of an family who lives with an alcoholic parent. The family roles are carefully played out, and the answers we all hope for slowly surface.

Included in this literature guide are these activities:

  • Discussion Cards
  • Background Building: Roles in an Alcoholic Family
  • Alcoholic Family Song (a Kids Wings recorded original)
  • Anticipation Guide
  • Readers Theater Script
  • Making Connections: Pre- and Post-Reading Chapter Discussion Questions
  • Matter of Tense and Voice
  • Crossword Puzzle: Needing a Friend
  • Posters that Teach
  • Character Changes/Transformations
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension Activities
  • Research Alcoholism and Smoking
  • Answers 

(Please note that this novel does use cursing when the father is drunk but we at Kids' Wings believe its redeeming qualities may trump the language.)


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