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The Buddy Files

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Kids Wings 34-page unit for The Buddy Files, The Case of the Lost Boy is the perfect vehicle for improving vocabulary, comprehension, and cooperative group skills while enjoying a mystery told by Buddy, a golden retriever. The Kids Wings unit is centered on fun and entwined with reinforced skills for your students' powerbase!

The activity pages include: 

  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
  • 2 -Page Readers’ Theater Introduction
  • Making Connections: Before Reading Quick Writes and Predict/Read/Confirm Chapter Questions
  • Buddy's Song--Summarizing by Writing New Verses for Buddy's Song
  • Crossword Puzzle: Character Connections
  • Think Like a Dog--Classifying Buddy's Characteristics
  • Crossword Puzzle: Mysterious Events in Chapter 1
  • Buddy's Detective Notes
  • Map Study: Where in the World is Minnesota?
  • Activities for Visualizing the Chapters through Drawing
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension Activities, Cause and Effect, Inference, and more!
  • Buddy's Clues--Analyzing the Evidence
  • Match the Ideas--Connor's Hypotheses
  • Recalling and Analyzing the Chapters, Discuss and Write
  • Buddy's World Logic Puzzle
  • Writing --Changing Tense and Point of View
  • Writing a Two-Point of View Story
  • Comparing and Contrasting Books
  • Practice Editing a Letter
  • Write a Letter to an Author
  • Answer Keys 
  • Plus, an interactive Jeopardy-type game!


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