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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

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Flora and Ulysses, The Illuminated Adventures, 2014 Newbery Medal winner is replete with fun and models terrific storytelling and enables skills to be mastered easily with enrichment and extension for your reading of this exciting mixed genre work of art (half graphic novel, half text -- all wholesome, fun and vocabulary building). It will provide opportunities to collaborate, problem solve, and build skills! It includes 74 pages of interdisciplinary activities formulated as worksheets PLUS an interactive Jeopardy-type game. Because Ulysses was a budding poet, your kids will love the poetry activities included in one section of the literature guide! The activities are perfect for paired, group, or whole class study, and are keyed into important objectives. The guide and activities ignite creative lesson planning with handouts or projection on your electronic board! 

This Kids Wings Activity Guide Contains:

  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
  • Anticipation Guide
  • 4-Page Choral Reading Script: Superheroes
  • Themes Woven Into the Story
  • Preparing Your Intellectual Tools, Dialectical Journal
  • Hearing Voices, Identifying Point of View
  • Character Studies as They Appear in the Story
  • Vocabulary Lists and Chapter Questions in 13 Grouped Chapters
  • Identify the Point of View of Each Chapter
  • Figures of Speech: Get the Picture?
  • Big6 Research as Topics Appear in the Chapters including:
  • Ulysses, The Heimleich Maneuver, Rabies
  • Multiple Choice and Short-Answer Questions
  • Visualizing the Story
  • Crossword Puzzle: A Multiplicity of Problems
  • 5-in-a-Row Vocabulary Review Games
  • 9 Guides to Turning a Chapter into Dramatic Reading 
  • Logic Puzzle: Is Dr. Meescham a Cynic, Too?
  • Cloze Comprehension
  • Writing a Summary of Chapter 67
  • Discussion and Writing Prompts
  • Answer Pages
  • Poetry Section:  Holy Unanticipated Poetry: An Analyzing and Writing Poetry Section
  • Choose Your Own Poetry Frame for Display
  • Blank Make-Your-Own 5-In-A-Row Vocabulary Board
  • Plus, a BONUS Interactive Jeopardy-type Game


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