A Cross-Curricular Guide to Holes

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Trafford Publishing, 2003 - Education - 52 pages
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This pick-up-and-go guide is the perfect cross-curricular companion to reading Lewis Sachar's book, Holes, with your students. Classroom-tested, and carefully connected to the storyline, the guide builds on student enthusiasm for Holes, by presenting multi-level, thought-provoking, hands-on, and fun lessons for students from third to seventh grade.
 

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Contents

Before the Book
4
Cast of Characters
7
Vocabulary Lists
8
Vocabulary Activity Ideas
9
Accidents Can Happen
11
Readers Theater
12
Holes Math
13
Dig Deeper
14
Desert Rules of Thumb
30
Stealing the Debate
31
Onions are Apeeling
32
Desert Craft Critters
34
More than Onions
35
Survival in the Desert
36
Is There Really a Desert in Texas?
38
Now for a Commercial Break
40

Fun with Language Centers
15
Postcards from Camp
17
What Happened to Barfbag?
18
Life Tools
19
Sneaker Art
22
Stories with Sole
23
Onion Law Social Awareness
24
Mummy I Want an Onion
25
Brain Sizzlers
26
Apicius Home Cooking
28
Learning To Listen Desert Rules of Thumb
29
Book WrapUp Party
41
Refreshments
42
Where in the World is the Warden?
43
About the Author
44
Fill in the Holes
45
A Research Tool
47
Unit Test
48
Put Yourself in His Sneakers
49
Answer Key
50
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About the author (2003)

Janet Buckley and Lauren Corcoran teach in the San Francisco Bay Area. With a combined teaching experience of 24 years, they have come to believe that literature based instruction produces the best results for their students. they have published one other cross-curricular manual for the book "Missing May," and have other books for teachers in the works.

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