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The Year of Billy Miller

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The Year of Billy Miller is a sweet, family-oriented book about the perils and fun of 2nd grade. A full-length novel with challenging vocabulary opportunities. It received the coveted Newbery Honor Award.  The Kids Wings literature guide offers exciting curriculum connections with enrichment and extension for your reading of this fun story. It includes 63 pages of interdisciplinary activities formulated as worksheets PLUS an interactive Jeopardy-type game. The activities are perfect for paired, group, or whole class study, and are keyed into important objectives. This Kids Wings unit nurtures mastery learning, character building, teamwork and provides lesson planning with handouts or projection on your electronic board. 

The 63-page Activity Guide Contains:
Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
Individually Projectable Discussion Cards
2-Page Readers’ Theater Introduction
Character Maps
Part 1
Vocabulary List
Play with the Words
Tic-Tac-Toe with the Words
Chapter Questions: Prereading Predictions
Research: Mt. Rushmore
Chapter 1: Do I Understand?
Individually Projectable: Do I Understand?
Crossword Puzzle
Visualizing the Text: Words to Pictures
Part 2
Vocabulary List
Prereading Predictions
Do I Understand?
Individually Projectable: Do I Understand?
Teacher-Led Logic Puzzles
Fill-in-the-Blanks Comprehension
Short Story, A Summary
Billy's Gigantic Teacher-Led Crossword Puzzle
Part 3
Vocabulary List
Prereading Predictions
Do I Understand?
Individually Projectable: Do I Understand?
Short Story, A Summary
Creative Corner
Visualizing the Text: Words to Pictures 
Part 4
Vocabulary List
Discussion Cards
Individually Projectable Discussion Cards
Prereading Predictions
Do I Understand?
Individually Projectable: Do I Understand?
Short Story, A Summary
Poetry Forms: Couplets and Haiku
Poetry Forms: Limericks
Poetry Forms: Acrostic Poetry
Poetry Frames for Your Finished Poetry
Answer Keys 
Plus, an interactive Jeopardy-type game! 


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