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The White Elephant

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The 23-page Kids' Wings unit for the Sid Fleischman novel, The White Elephant, will enable your students to build basic skills while collaborating in high level problem solving. The unit guides student study in exciting reading activities for an excellent easy novel set in historic Thailand.

Activities in the unit include: 

  • Anticipation Guide
  • Crossword Puzzle
  • Readers’ Theater
  • Map Study
  • Vocabulary Activity
  • Predict/Confirm Chapter Questions
  • Spotting Similes Drawing Activity
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension
  • A Four-Page Writing Lesson: Story Ripples
  • Logic Puzzle 
  • Elephant Research
  • Evaluating the Illustrations
  • A White Elephant Party 


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