Activities, Amusement, and Study Checkup for Homeschool Students and Teachers
Why is 1777 meaningful today? Aren't boys still boys and girls still girls? This book's characters are the same "smart kid," "neighborhood bully," and "girl next door" that exist today. Plus, they have the same worries: pandemic smallpox and parents!
In this study guide you'll find: One paragraph precis of each chapter (for a teacher who forgot to read it) Historical timeline for events outside of those in the book Actual events in Danbury at same time as the chapter title (Did you notice chapter titles refer to time of the real-life action?) Short tests of reading comprehension A quotation to explain Three questions about motivation or which relate the book's action to present-day happenings and conditions
Last item: a section called "Fun Stuff," which may or may not be fun!
Well, lookie here! The study guide came back from the editor! Double-Click Here for the 106-page .pdf! The teacher's key will be ready Aug. 15.