Heidi

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EDCON Publishing Group, Jan 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 72 pages
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Bring The Classics To Life series -Reading Level 1. This novel has been adapted into 10 short chapters that will excite the reluctant reader as well as the enthusiastic one. There are student activity pages following each of the 10 chapters. 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. An Answer Key is in the back of the book. In our society, knowledge of these Classics is a cultural necessity. This adapted and abridged classic will improve fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. The content is appropriate for elementary level readers as well as adults reading below level. Reading level measured by the Fry Readability Formula and McGraw-Hill's Core Vocabulary. This title is also available in Audio-Book CD format (order #EDCTR107A)
 

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Contents

Grandfathers House
6
Peter
12
Heidi Meets Klara
18
Kittens for Klara
24
Heidis Book
30
The Open Door
36
Home Again
42
Helping Friends
48
On the Aim
54
The Lost Wheel Chair
60
COMPREHENSION CHECK PROGRESS CHART
67
VOCABULARY CHECK ANSWER KEY
69
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About the author (2008)

Author Johanna Spyri was born in the village of Hirzel, Switzerland on June 12, 1827. She was tutored at home and attended school both at home and in Zurich. She married Bernhard Spyri, a lawyer, in 1852 and moved to Zurich. She wrote her first story, A Leaf on Vrony's Grave, in 1871. She wrote numerous stories for both children and adults, but her most famous work was Heidi, which was published in 1880. Both her husband and son died in 1884. She spent her remaining years writing, raising her niece, and doing charity work. She died on July 7, 1901.

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