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Walls Within Walls

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This Kids' Wings unit for Walls Within Walls offers mystery, secret codes, puzzles, history, and fun while enriching and extending your reading of this terrific modern treasure hunt set in New York City. Do your students learn to decipher each code? You will see because, after the kids in the story discover and work through a secret code, the Kids Wings units gives you a new similar problem to test their mastery learning!  The literature guide includes over 50 pages of activities PLUS an interactive Jeopardy-type game. The activities are perfect for individual, paired, group, or whole class study.This Kids Wings unit ignites mastery learning and provides lesson planning with handouts or projection on your electronic board!

The Activity Guide/Lesson Plans Contain:

  • Pre-reading Discussion Cards
  • Anticipation Guide
  • 2-page Readers Theater Script
  • Quartet Reading
  • 15-Second Summaries
  • New York Map Study
  • Map of Central Park
  • A Vocabulary List and Activities with the Frayer Model
  • Picturing Figures of Speech
  • Character Studies
  • Read-Predict Confirm Chapter Questions
  • Interactive Skip 7 Code Slide
  • Puzzling Clues, Deciphering a Code
  • Chapter Check-ups with Multiple Choice and Short Answer Questions
  • Who's Who Crossword Puzzle
  • Puzzles
  • Words to Pictures
  • Visualization Chapters
  • Shadow Puzzle
  • Nation Creation Double Puzzle
  • Filling in the Blanks on New York History
  • Research American Businesses Moving to China
  • Dot Puzzle/Poem
  • Showing Connections: Poems<--->Places
  • Sequel Cover
  • Writing Prompts
  • and MORE!
  • Answer Pages
  • Plus, a BONUS Interactive Jeopardy-type Game


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