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Emily's Fortune

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The 34-page Kids' Wings unit for Emily's Fortune is the perfect vehicle for improving vocabulary, comprehension, and cooperative group skills while enjoying an Old West Tale centered on fun and entwined with reinforced skills for your students' powerbase!

The activity pages include:

  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards,
  • Anticipation Guide,
  • 2 -Page Readers? Theater Introduction,
  • Vocabulary List,
  • Vocabulary Poster Template,
  • Vocabulary Poster Sample Page,
  • Making Connections: Before Reading,
  • Quick Writes and Predict/Read/Confirm Chapter Questions,
  • Character Studies,
  • Summarizing by Writing New Verses for The Ballad of Emily Wiggins,
  • Crossword Puzzle: Character Connections,
  • Activities for Visualizing the Chapters through Drawing,
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension Activities,
  • Create a Map of Emily's Adventures,
  • Recalling and Analyzing the Chapters,
  • Discuss and Write,
  • Antsy Pantsy Adverbs,
  • Logic Puzzle: The Ponies of the Overhill Stagecoach Company,
  • The Math of Emily's Travels,
  • Research: Transortation or Communication of the 19th Century,
  • Comparing Books,
  • Writing Prompts,
  • Answer Keys
  • Jeopardy-type Interactive Game in PowerPoint


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