Twelve year old Claudia Kincaid, is bored with her life. So, she decides to change things a bit to make them exciting. She takes all her allowance, her brother’s allowance, her brother and a trumpet and violin case and heads off on an adventure to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. When they uncover a beautiful, exquisite statue of an angel they get involved in an intriguing mystery.
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Integrated Literature & Writing Discovery Guides
Level 2 Literature and Writing Discovery Guides are recommended for elementary (grades 3-5) students who are in the process of acquiring the proficiency necessary to confidently read and to respond to a complex piece of literature. Each guide is designed to be completed in five weeks, which allows students to comfortably work through six units in a typical school year.
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Each week for four weeks, students will:
- Learn to take notes on characters, settings, and plot
- Study vocabulary
- Answer comprehension questions
- Write a short personal response
- Have opportunity to discuss topics related to the story
On the fifth week students are given a selection of hands-on projects to complete.
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