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The Cheshire Cheese Cat

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This 52-page Kids' Wings unit for The Cheshire Cheese Cat, A Dickens of a Tale by Carmen Agra Deedy and Wendell Wright will enrich and extend your reading of this fabulous fantasy set in the Middle Ages and including Charles Dickens. The clever mouse Pip and the courageous cat Skilley will add excitement to your skill studies. It is perfect for individual, paired, group, or whole class study. 

The Activity Guide Contains:

  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
  • Anticipation Guide
  • Readers’ Theater Introduction
  • Preparing Your Intellectual Tools: Dialectical Journals
  • Becoming a Character
  • Vocabulary by Chapters 
  • Making Connections: Predict/Read/Confirm Chapter Questions
  • Nonstandard and Standard English
  • Crossword Puzzles
  • Activities for Visualizing the Chapters through Drawing
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension Activities
  • Research Prompts and Guides
  • Where in the World? Map Study 
  • New Organization! 
  • Page 1: Pre-reading Discussion Cards
  • Page 2: Pre-reading Anticipation Guide
  • Page 3-4: Pre-reading Readers Theater Script
  • Page 5: Map Study: The United Kingdom
  • Page 6: Dialectical Journal
  • Page 7: Become a Character
  • Page 8: Researching Charles Dickens
  • Pages 9-11: Activities for Chapters 1-5
  • Pages 12-14: Activities for Chapters 6-11
  • Pages 15-17: Activities for Chapters 12-16
  • Pages 18-20: Activities for Chapter 17-21
  • Pages 21-25: Activities for Chapters 22-26
  • Pages 26-28: Activities for Chapters 27-32
  • Pages 29-33: Activities for Chapters 33-38
  • Pages 34-35: Activities for Chapters 39-45
  • Pages 36-38: Activities for Chapters 46-53
  • Pages 39-40: Activities for Chapters 54-62 and Epilogue
  • Pages 41-42: Five in a Row Vocabulary Game
  • Pages 43-44: Vocabulary Tic-Tac-Toe Game
  • Pages 45-50: Answer Pages
  • Plus, an interactive 53-slide Jeopardy-type game! 

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