Guides and Activities for Award-winning Literature
Books give kids wings!

The Skull Kings Shadow

Add to Cart:


The 45-page Kids' Wings unit for Jake Ransom and The Skull King's Shadow by James Rollins, will enable your students to build basic skills while collaborating in problem solving. This exciting time-travel novel transports Jake and his sister Kady into the Mayan Civilization to experience an adventure that is reminiscent of an Indiana Jones adventure. The Kids' Wings study guide is filled with skill building, problem solving, teamwork, and courage, all woven into good vs. evil adventure. An interactive Jeopardy-like interactive game and exciting cross-curriculum activities for individual and cooperative group study make this unit one of our premier literature studies!

Activities in the Kids' Wings unit include: 

  • Discussion Cards 
  • Anticipation Guide
  • Two-Page Readers’ Theater Introduction
  • Map Study
  • Making Connections: Predict/Read/Confirm Chapter Questions
  • Vocabulary Lists and Activities
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension Activities
  • Visualizing the Chapters
  • The Scientific Method Song
  • Dinosaurs and More Logic Puzzle
  • Quartet Reading
  • 15-second Summaries
  • Two Crossword Puzzles
  • The Ballad of the Skull King's Shadow
  • The Lost Tribes Chart
  • Sequencing the Chapters
  • Discussion/Review Questions for each of the four parts
  • Plan and Plan Again
  • A Father's Wisdom
  • Build a Model
  • Research Projects
  • Discussion and Writing Prompts
  • Answer Keys
  • Also included is a Jeopardy-type game!


Copyright © 2023 Kids Wings