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The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing

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The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage is the delightful sequel to the Newbery Honor Book, Three Times Lucky. Lead detectives Mo LoBeau, Dale, and Queen Elizabeth have a new case to solve!   It is a hysterical figurative-language romp!  This time they are trying to solve a new murder mystery on the trail of a ghost! 

This Kids Wings Guide Contains 70 pages of activities including:

  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
  • Anticipation Guide
  • Readers Theater Script 
  • Creating and Using a Dialectical Journal
  • Scientific Investigation with The Process Skills Song
  • Detective Notes
  • Map Skills: Where in the World is North Carolina
  • Become a Character! Experience the Fun!
  • Character Studies
  • Tracking Figurative Language
  • 5-in-a-Row Vocabulary Logic with Blank 5-in-a-Row Template
  • 9 Grouped Chapters: Vocabulary, Predict-Read-Confirm
  • Multiple Choice and Short Answer Chapter Check-ups
  • Visualizing the Text, Draw Your Answer
  • Collecting and Using Visuals and Text Evidence
  • Crossword Puzzle
  • Analogies
  • The Murder Mystery Motif Logic Puzzle
  • Research Projects
  • Recall, Analyze, Discuss, and Write About Events 
  • Crossword Puzzle: The Climax
  • Who Done It, Final Thoughts
  • A Fallen Letter Puzzle
  • Character Poems
  • The Grand Finale: Classroom Discussion and Debate
  • Writing Prompts
  • Poster Templates for Character Analysis During Reading
  • Answer Pages
  • Plus, a BONUS Interactive Jeopardy-type Game


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