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Paperboy by Vince Vawter, is the author's autobiogaphical story of a young boy who grew up with a stuttering handicap in 1959 Memphis. The historical fiction novel gives readers a realistic view of the time period and the difficulties of a boy struggling to overcome his speech handicap as he begins a paper route.

The Kids Wings literature guide offers exciting curriculum connections with enrichment and extension for your reading of this fun story. It includes 44 pages of interdisciplinary activities formulated as worksheets PLUS an 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 nurtures mastery learning, character building, teamwork and provides lesson planning with handouts or projection on your electronic board.

This Kids Wings Activity Guide includes:

  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
  • Preparing Your Intellectual Tools, Dialectical Journal
  • Where in the World?
  • Character Traits in the Story-3 pages
  • Personalized Character Studies
  • Readers Theater Script 
  • 2 Research Guides with Big 6 Sequence
  • Graphic Organizer: Chart the Story's Progress
  • 4 Chapter Groups: Vocabulary Lists and Predict-Read-Confirm Chapter Questions
  • Multiple Choice and Short-Answer Chapter Questions
  • Visualization: Story Comprehension Through Art
  • 3 Logic Puzzles
  • Illustrate Events in the Story
  • Matching Commas with Comma Rules
  • The Comma Song and Transposing Text to Standard English
  • Visualizing the Story
  • Using Photographs to Understand History
  • Wanted Posters for Civil Rights Marchers
  • Words of Wisdom: Relating Character Quotes to Chapter Groups
  • Discussion and Writing Prompts
  • Answer Pages
  • Plus, a BONUS Interactive Jeopardy-type Game
  • and MORE



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