• The Cricket in Times Square Literature Kit™, Grades 3-4

The Cricket in Times Square Literature Kit™, Grades 3-4

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  • Subject: Language Arts
  • Subject: Literature
  • In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions.
  • In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connect
  • The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration of the text through creative and evaluative short-answer questions and journal prompts.
  • Also included are writing tasks, graphic organizers, comprehension quiz, test prep, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text.
  • About the Novel: The Cricket in Times Square is the Newbery Honor-winning story of a cricket who finds himself taken away from his country home and dropped right in the Times Square subway station. Chester Cricket enjoys his home in Connecticut; however,
  • All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.
Be uprooted and dropped into a busy and overwhelming city to learn about friendship and belonging. Take all the work out of planning a lesson so there's more time focused on comprehension and engaging hands-on follow-up activities. Do some research on the importance of crickets in the Chinese culture. Compare Chinatown with Times Square by listing three differences. Describe Chester's dream and what he did in response to it. Find the words the author used to represent sounds and explain what sounds they represent. Imagine what it would be like for Harry and Tucker to visit Chester in the country. Get into the 'skin' of Tucker to tell how he would act if he found money in Times Square. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: The Cricket in Times Square is the Newbery Honor-winning story of a cricket who finds himself taken away from his country home and dropped right in the Times Square subway station. Chester Cricket enjoys his home in Connecticut; however, one day he is brought to the city and immediately misses home. While in Times Square, Chester meets Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat, who quickly become friends with the musical insect. Chester is also adopted by Mario, a young boy who's family runs a small newspaper stand in the station. Throughout the story, Chester finds himself amidst many obstacles and struggling to prove he belongs in the big city.
Educational Level
Grade Level Grade 3, Grade 4
Age Level Age 8, Age 9
Educational Details
Product Series Literature Kits Grades 3-4
Age 8-10 YEARS
Grade 3-4
Specifications
Unit of Measure ST
Brand Name The Cricket in Times Square - Literature Kit Gr. 3-4
Country of Origin CAN
Package Contains 1 book
Package Count 1
Eco-Friendly
Is This Product Considered Eco-Friendly Y
What Makes This Product Eco-Friendly Recyclable
PostConsumer Recycled Material 0%
PreConsumer Recycled Material 0%
Safety Information
Contains Small Parts N
Contains a Balloon N
Is a Small Ball N
Contains a Small Ball N
Is a Marble N
Contains a Marble N
Exposure Warning Required by the CA Prop65 N
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