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Moon Over Manifest, Winner of the Newbery Medal

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This 49-page Kids' Wings unit for Moon Over Manifest will enrich and extend your reading of this unique Newbery Medalist that explores several time periods. Its multi-period setting between The Great Depression with flashbacks to World War I spark a broad interest in history. It is great for teacher-led lessons and paired, group, or whole class study.

The Activity Guide Contains: 

  • Table of Contents
  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
  • Anticipation Guide
  • Preparing Your Intellectual Tools: Dialectical Journal
  • 2 -Page Readers’ Theater Introduction
  • Vocabulary List
  • Your Character Assignment (Including Who Am I; Imagine This; In My Time; My Character Study, Compare Characters)
  • Making Connections: Before Reading Quick Writes and Predict/Read/Confirm Chapter Questions
  • Where in the World? Map Study
  • Crossword Puzzle--Word Sleuth
  • Multiple Choice and Short Answer Comprehension Activities
  • Faulty Logic
  • You're the Editor
  • Fireworks For Sale
  • Life Lesson
  • The Spy Map
  • True/False Check up
  • Take a Second Look, Analyzing Assumptions
  • Dollars and Cents
  • An Author's Tricks of the Trade
  • Numerous Comprehension Checks
  • Comparing Then and Now--Venn Diagram Pages
  • Research: Historical Happenings
  • Writing Prompts
  • Answer Keys 
  • Plus, an interactive Jeopardy-type game!


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