Around the World in 80 Days: High Interest Classics with Comprehension Activities

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EDCON Publishing Group, Oct 14, 2008 - Adventure stories - 72 pages
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Bring The Classics To Life Reading Level 2. This novel has been adapted into 10 short chapters that will excite the reluctant reader as well as the enthusiastic one. Key words are defined and used in context. Multiple-choice questions require the student to recall specific details, sequence the events, draw inferences from story context, develop another name for the chapter, and choose the main idea. Let the Classics introduce Kipling, Stevenson, and H.G. Wells. Your students will embrace the notion of Crusoe's lonely reflections, the psychological reactions of a Civil War soldier at Chancellorsville, and the tragedy of the Jacobite Cause in 18th Century Scotland. In our society, knowledge of these Classics is a cultural necessity. Improves fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.

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Fogg Makes a Bet
Detective Fix Takes a Guess
Passepartout Does Something Very Wrong
The Trip through the Jungle
Passepartout Gets His Shoes Back
Passepartout is Tricked
They Find Each Other
Fix Changes Sides
Danger on the Train
One More Day for Fogg

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Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. He wrote for the theater and worked briefly as a stockbroker. He is considered by many to be the father of science fiction. His most popular novels included Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Several of his works have been adapted into movies and TV mini-series. In 1892, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in France. He died on March 24, 1905 at the age of 77.

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