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Splendors and Glooms

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Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz is a Newbery Honor Book for 2013. The Kids Wings literature guide offers exciting curriculum connections with enrichment and extension for your reading of this young adult fairy tale that combines two stories, one set in Victorian England and the other a dark gothic tale. It will provide activities that demand collaboration, problem-solving, and skill-building! It includes 60 pages of activities PLUS a 100-slide interactive Jeopardy-type game. This Kids Wings unit ignites mastery learning and provides lesson planning with handouts or projection on your electronic board!

This Kids Wings Literature Guide includes:

  • Background Building
  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
  • Anticipation Guide
  • 2-Page Readers Theater Script 
  • 5-page Vocabulary List
  • Vocabulary Poster Template and Model
  • 5-in-a-Row Vocabulary Logic page and Blank 5-in-a-Row Template
  • Chart of "Splendors" and "Glooms" from the Story
  • Character Studies
  • Themes in the Story
  • Diamante Poetry, Model and Writing
  • Collecting and Using Visuals and Text Evidence
  • 15 Comprehension Pages, Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Visualizing
  • Character Connections, Crossword Puzzle
  • Lizzie Rose's Character
  • Recall, Analyze, Discuss, and Write About Events in Chapters 50-51
  • 5 Research Assignment
  • Answer Pages
  • Plus, a BONUS Interactive Jeopardy-type Game


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