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Peg Kehret Books

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Kids' Wings has packaged three terrific units for Peg Kehret's award-winning books!  The 64-page Kids' Wings combined units for Peg Kehret's Books are in this download. 

Earthquake Terror (Suzy Red's favorite book to inspire reluctant readers to become avid readers) include:
an earthquake research plan,
story plot,
illustrating visual text,
story mapping in dialectical journals,
earth shattering vocabulary,
map skills,
cause and effect,
figurative language,
crossword puzzle, and
discussion/ writing prompts.

Small Steps, The Year I Got Polio, is Peg Kehret's autobiography.
It includes:
researching polio,

  • four steps to better vocabulary,
  • multiple choice comprehension,
  • time line,
  • Visualizing the Chapter,
  • Medical Breakthroughs,
  • Puzzle Overcoming the Odds,
  • Crossword Puzzles, and
  • Discussion/Writing Prompts. 

The Ghost's Grave by Peg Kehret will add laughs and shivers to this classic-style ghost story! 

Activities in this unit include:

  • discussion cards,
  • a 2-page readers' theater script,
  • ghost-story motif activity,
  • chapter questions,
  • summary-song,
  • comparison of books,
  • map study,
  • crossword puzzle,
  • tree house planning,
  • logic puzzle,
  • multiple-choice comprehension activities,
  • "Compassion and Justice,"
  • "Cause and Effect Ripple Cards,"
  • mapping, research, and
  • discussion/writing prompts.


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