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Liar and Spy

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Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead is an mesmerizing mystery woven around eccentric characters who do surprising things and make poor choices. The Kids Wings literature guide offers exciting curriculum connections with enrichment and extension for your reading of this award-winning novel about mystery, friendship, and the science of taste. It will provide opportunities to collaborate, problem solve, and build skills! It includes 33 pages of interdisciplinary activities formulated as worksheets PLUS a 53-slide interactive Jeopardy-type game. The activities are perfect for paired, group, or whole class study, and are keyed into important objectives. This Kids Wings unit requires problem solving, mastery learning, and creative lesson planning with handouts or projection on your electronic board!

This Kids Wings Activity Guide Contains:

  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards;
  • Where in the USA is Buffalo, New York
  • 2-page, two-voice Readers Theater Introduction;
  • Research: How do we taste?
  • 6 Grouped Chapters: Vocabulary & Predict-Read-Confirm Chapter Questions;
  • Visualizing the Story,
  • Comprehension;
  • 3 Activities for Turning a Chapter into Dramatic Reading;
  • Multiple Choice and Short-Answer Chapter Questions;
  • Crossword Puzzle: The Plot Thickens;
  • Writing Directions and Rules;
  • Looking Back at the Story Through New Eyes;
  • Sweet Research on Candy's Future;
  • Lies and Truth Game;
  • Conundrums: Table for Analyzing the Story;
  • Character Poems;
  • Discussion and Writing Prompts;
  • Answer Pages;
  • Plus, a BONUS Interactive Jeopardy-type Game


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