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Lawn Boy Returns

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This 43-page Kids' Wings unit for Lawn Boy Returns, the sequel to Gary Paulsen's Lawn Boy, will enrich and extend your reading of this entertaining short novel about entrepreneurship, capitalism, and a boy who becomes RICH with a summer job. It is perfect for paired, group, or whole class study.

This Kids Wings Activity Guide includes:
  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards,
  • Anticipation Guide,
  • 2 -Page Readers’ Theater Introduction,
  • The Capitalism Song, A Kids Wings Original!
  • Preparing Your Intellectual Tools: Dialectical Journals,
  • Becoming a Character,
  • Vocabulary by Chapters with Vocabulary Tic Tac Toe,
  • Vocabulary: Rename the Chapters!
  • Making Connections: Before Reading Predict/Read/Confirm Chapter Questions,
  • Quartet Reading and 15-Second Summaries,
  • Character Introductions Crossword Puzzle,
  • Reading Grandma's Mind,
  • Character Studies,
  • Activities for Visualizing the Chapters through Drawing,
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension Activities,
  • Activities for Visualizing the Chapters,
  • Story Spinner Group Activity,
  • Dramatizing a Chapter,
  • Cause and Effect Completion,
  • Building Character while Building a Business,
  • The Business of Boxing Math Study,
  • Comparing Books,
  • Will Success Return Too-Analysis of Chapters,
  • Can Business and The Lawn Boy Survive--Analysis of Chapters,
  • Stock Market Logic,
  • Writing Prompts,
  • Answer Keys, 
  • Plus, A 6-page Kids Wings Mini-Unit on Contrastive Stress!
  • Plus, an interactive Jeopardy-type game!  


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