• The Family Under the Bridge - Literature Kit Gr. 3-4

The Family Under the Bridge - Literature Kit Gr. 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 Family Under the Bridge is a Newbery Honor winning story about the Calcet family — a mother and her three children who— end up living under a bridge on the Seine River. Here, they befriend the carefree Parisian hobo, Armand. When two
  • All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.
Expose your students to the hardships of poverty and the power that comes with family. Multi-leveled questions and prompts will have students digging deeper while making connections. Investigate the setting to determine what is already known about the historic country of France. Explain what is ironic about Armand's words to the pigeons. Recall what was read by completing a paragraph from the novel with its missing words. Predict what will happen with the children's request to Father Christmas after a cliffhanger. Research information on Provence, Saint Sara or the Tournelle Bridge and create a report with interesting facts on these places mentioned in the novel. Complete an analysis of the novel, detailing the conflict, setting, point of view and theme, among others. 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 Family Under the Bridge is a Newbery Honor winning story about the Calcet family — a mother and her three children — who end up living under a bridge on the Seine River. Here, they befriend the carefree Parisian hobo, Armand. When two nosy women appear at their makeshift home, and it appears that the authorities have been summoned, Armand takes the family to live with a community of gypsies. Here, they are befriended and their relationship with the old hobo deepens. After promising the children a new home for Christmas, Armand decides his only option is to seek employment, and he manages to get a job as the caretaker of an apartment building, which offers the family a place to stay. Here, they determine to live as one big family, with Armand serving as the grandfather the children never had.
Educational Level
Grade Level Grade 3, Grade 4
Educational Details
Product Series Literature Kits Grades 3-4
Age 8-9
Grade 3-4
Specifications
Unit of Measure EA
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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