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Crispin The Cross of Lead

Author : Avi
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Newbery Medal winner The Cross of Lead is "a page-turner from beginning to end... full of adventure, mystery, and action" (School Library Journal). Sometimes I ran, sometimes all I could do was walk. All I knew was that if the steward overtook me, I’d not survive for long.... Crispin is a poor thirteen-year-old peasant in medieval England. Accused of a crime he did not commit, he has been declared a "wolf’s head," meaning he may be killed on sight, by anyone. He flees his tiny village with nothing but his mother’s cross of lead. In the English countryside, Crispin meets a man named Bear, who forces Crispin to become his servant yet encourages him to think for himself. But as Crispin’s enemies draw ever closer, he is pulled right into the fortress of his foes, where he must find a way to save their very lives. A master of breathtaking plot twists and vivid characters, award-winning author Avi brings the full force of his storytelling powers to the world of medieval England. "Avi's plot is engineered for maximum thrills, with twists, turns, and treachery aplenty. . . . A page-turner to delight Avi's fans, it will leave readers hoping for a sequel."-Publishers Weekly (starred review) " . . . [T]he book is a page-turner from beginning to end . . . [A] meticulously crafted story, full of adventure, mystery, and action." -School Library Journal (starred review) "Historical fiction at its finest."-VOYA

Crispin

Author : Avi
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After being accused of a crime, thirteen-year-old Crispin becomes a wanted man and so must use a new identity and keep on the run in order to stay alive, in a suspenseful middle reader set in fourteenth-century England. A Newbery Medal Book & ALA Notable Children's Book. Reprint.

Crispin The Cross of Lead Literature Kit Gr 7 8

Author : Nat Reed
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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 connections between what they know and what they will learn. 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: Crispin: The Cross of Lead is the Newbery Medal winning story of a young boy hiding from the law. Set in 14th Century England, the young boy, only known as Crispin, finds himself on the run from Lord Furnival and his evil steward, John Aycliffe. When Crispin overhears the private conversation of Aycliffe and another man in the forest, he becomes the object of a massive hunt. Crispin then flees from the area after his only allies, his mother and Father Quinel, are dead. Crispin soon meets up with Bear, a travelling entertainer, who trains him in the arts of the mummer. Bear is not what he seems however, and Crispin is thrown into a life full of dangerous adventures that lead to a dramatic ending where the secret of Crispin’s heritage is revealed. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.

A Teacher s Guide to Crispin The Cross of Lead

Author : Greg Slingerland
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A Teacher's Guide to Crispin: The Cross of Lead is a complete novel study for Avi's novel Crispin: The Cross of Lead. Students will be pushed beyond a cursory reading of the novel with questions and activities geared towards using higher order thinking skills. Students will step into the lives of the various characters and explore the different themes through comprehensive questions and activities. This guide includes: chapter by chapter questions, full and in depth answer keys, writing activities, discussion questions, before and after reading ideas, tests and keys, research ideas, and vocabulary building exercises.

A Guide for Using Crispin The Cross of Lead in the Classroom

Author : Melissa Hart
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Crispin

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Crispin

Author : Margaret E. Whisnant
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A teacher's classroom-ready TOTAL resource with 8 components: (1) chapter summaries, (2) prereading activities, (3) vocabulary lists with definitions and activities, (4) short answer questions, (5) chapter-by-chapter and whole book comprehension tests, (6) think/write/create open-ended activities, chapter-by-chapter and whole book (7) graphic organizers for writing, and (8) answer keys. Some pages are illustrated with black and white clip art.Also suitable for home school programs and independent study. Reproductible. 134 pages.

Historical Fiction for Young Readers grades 4 8

Author : John Thomas Gillespie
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Presents an introduction to historical fiction for readers in grades four through eight, listing eighty titles of works for this age group and providing plot summaries, characters, historical background, and selected passages for discussion.

Crispin the Cross of Lead

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Building Character Through Multicultural Literature

Author : Rosann Jweid
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A comprehensive reference to 50 titles that will help children cultivate ethics, assume personal responsibility, and practice moral judgment in unfamiliar cultural contexts.