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Sparrow Girl

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The 22-page Kids' Wings activity unit for Sparrow Girl by Sara Pennypacker invites readers to interact with a terrible time in history when an evil dictator orders every sparrow in China killed. In this historical fiction story, a courageous, compassionate young girl defies the order to try to save her beloved birds. The story is the perfect vehicle for improving vocabulary, comprehension, and cooperative group skills while exploring an award-winning historical fiction picture book.

The Unit Contains:

  • Discussion Cards 
  • Anticipation Guide
  • Map Study
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension Activities
  • 2-Page Bird Math
  • There's More to the Story
  • Crossword Puzzle
  • Showing Compassion
  • Research China
  • Sparrow Activities
  • Bird Watching Contest, High Level Logic
  • Analogies from the Story
  • Classifying Plants and Animals
  • Cause and Effect
  • Ming-Li’s Timeline 
  • Answer Keys


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