Stone Fox, by John Reynolds Gardiner, is a novel about a very determined boy named Willy. He enters a dog sled race in order to win $500 to pay back the taxes on his grandfather's farm.
Included are 20 pages of fun activities to keep your students motivated while reading the novel, Stone Fox!
The students will have the opportunity to recap the necessary parts of the novel, setting, characters, plot and themes. Students will also write sentences using some of the vocabulary words.
A "what if" section will have the students thinking about other scenarios that could have taken place in the novel.
They will also analyze the novel title and have the opportunity to give the novel a new title and cover.
Other activities included are:
-a 25 vocabulary word match sheet (answer sheet included)
-2 Word Search sheets (Chapters 1-5 and 6-10) (answer sheets included)
-an alphabetical order sheet
-a word sort sheet, where students place each of the words from the word search in the correct parts of speech category
-a sentence writing sheet, where students write sentences using some of the vocabulary words from the word searches
-3 acrostic templates with the words, "Willy", "Stone Fox" and
"Grandfather". Use these as a novel summary or character study.
-character trait sheet to assist students in completing acrostics.
-poster template and poster rubric to advertise the novel.
-comic strip template to summarize the last chapter of the novel.