Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm: Easy to Read Classics

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EDCON Publishing Group, Feb 15, 2012 - Fiction - 56 pages
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Bring The Classics To Life Series. These novels have been adapted into 10 short chapters that will excite the reluctant reader as well as the enthusiastic one. Let the Classics introduce Kipling, Stevenson, and H.G. Wells. Readers 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. Knowledge of Classics is a cultural necessity and these will improve fluency, vocabulary and comprehension through a high Interest / low readability format. Each eBookis divided into 10 short high quality illustrated chapters - Was written using McGraw-Hill's Core Vocabulary - Has been measured by the Fry Readability Formula - Defines and uses in context new vocabulary, prior to each chapter.
 

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REBECCA LEAVES THE FARM
6
REBECCA GOES TO SCHOOL
12
AUNT JANE BRINGS SUNSHINE
18
THE PINK DRESS
24
THE SIMPSONS GET A LAMP
30
A SAWYER AT LAST
36
REBECCA GOES TO WAREHAM
42
THE BIG DAY
48
MORE RAIN FOR REBECCA
54
A NEW HOME FOR REBECCA
60
COMPREHENSION CHECK ANSWER KEY Lessons CTRA11 to CTRA20
67
VOCABULARY CHECK ANSWER KEY
69
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Kate Douglas Wiggin was an American writer and educator. She was born on September 28,1856 as Kate Douglas Smith in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kate went to private school in Andover, Massachusetts. She was always interested in education. In San Francisco in 1878, she started the first free kindergarten on the West Coast. Two years later, with her sister Nora, she started the California Kindergarten Training School for teachers. Together with her sister, Mrs. Wiggin prepared many textbooks. She also wrote several other books for children. They include The Birds’ Christmas Carol, Timothy’s Quest and Mother Carey’s Chickens. Kate died in Harrow, England on August 25, 1923.

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