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In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™ Set, we combine 3 novel study guides featuring novels written by Beverly Cleary. Each guide divides the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connections between what they know and what they will learn. The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration of the text through creative and evaluative short-answer questions and journal prompts. Also included are writing tasks, graphic organizers, comprehension quiz, test prep, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text.
About CCP2304 - Ramona Quimby, Age 8:
Ramona is a typical eight-year-old, but growing up is not easy! For instance, a new fad begins at school where the children cracking hard-boiled eggs on their eggs before they eat them. Unluckily for Ramona, she accidentally ends up wearing raw egg on her head – this is not her favorite day! She also must deal with the challenges of being with a four-year-old after school, her older sister’s moods, her father quitting his job and studying full time, the family car breaking down, and her family’s financial troubles. By the end of this entertaining story, Ramona has come to terms with a few things and is just a little bit more mature. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.
About CCP2305 - The Mouse and the Motorcycle:
Meet Ralph, the perky and reckless mouse that lives at Mountain View Inn. Vacationing boy Keith Gridley brings out his motorcycle and through the mouse hole, Ralph falls in love with it. They become friends and share the motorcycle. Ralph gets into many entertaining situations including while on an errand to find an aspirin for his sick friend, he gets caught by two teachers but eventually escapes and he finds an aspirin. He brings it to Keith who gets better, and now that his family’s vacation is coming to an end, he wants to bring Ralph home with him. Ralph, however, wants to stay at the Inn, since this is his home. Keith gives his motorcycle to Ralph to enjoy as the two part ways. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.
About CCP2514 - Dear Mr. Henshaw:
This Newbery Medal winner classic story is about Leigh Botts, a young boy who lives with his divorced mother and misses his father. The book is a collection of letters written from Leigh to Mr. Henshaw, his favorite author. The letters show increasing emotional and literary complexity as Leigh grows. They also reflect his desire to become a writer. Through his journal, Leigh learns a great deal about writing and about himself.The diary reveals Leigh's loneliness at school and details his troubles with an unknown schoolmate. When Leigh is in sixth grade, Mr. Henshaw writes back to answer the ten questions Leigh sent to him for the Author Report assignment. Through his journal, Leigh learns a great deal about writing and about himself. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.
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