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On the Wings of Heroes

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This 39-page Kids' Wings unit for On the Wings of Heroes will enrich and extend your reading of this powerful historical fiction novel set in the United States Home Front during World War II. Amazing Author Richard Peck has built a story that is exciting, funny, sad, memorable, and patriotic!  

The Kids Wings literature guide includes a projectable interactive multiple-choice quiz and a Jeopardy-type game. The activities are perfect for paired, group, or whole class study. This Kids Wings unit provides mastery learning and lesson planning and handouts or projection on your SmartBoard!

The Activity Guide Activities and Lesson Plans Contain:

  • Pre-reading Discussion Cards;
  • Anticipation Guide;
  • 15-Second Summaries;
  • Where in the World, Europe before World War II Map Study;
  • Europe Today;
  • 2-page Readers’ Theater Introduction; 
  • Dialectical Journal;
  • The Big6 Research Song to the tune of "Sixteen Tons"
  • Be the Historian! Researching and Reporting on World War II 
  • Guide to a Research Report
  • Character Studies;
  • Timeline for War on the Homefront;
  • Vocabulary by Chapters;
  • Pages 1-16, Prediction Questions, Quick Writes, Comprehension Page;
  • Pages 17-35, Prediction Questions, Quick Writes, Visualizing Page;
  • Pages 36-51, Prediction Questions, Quick Writes, Crossword Puzzle;
  • Pages 52-82, Prediction Questions, Quick Writes, Comprehension & Puzzle Pages;
  • Pages 83-97, Prediction Questions, Quick Writes, Comprehension & Evaluating Figures of Speech Pages;
  • Pages 101-118, Prediction Questions, Quick Writes, Comprehension & Visualizing the Story, Heroes Composition Pages;
  • Pages 83-97, Prediction Questions, Quick Writes, Comprehension & Evaluating Figures of Speech Pages;
  • Pages 121-148 Interactive Quiz;
  • Answer Pages;
  • Plus, a BONUS Interactive Jeopardy-type Game;

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