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Patricia MacLachlan

This beloved Newbery Medal–winning book is the first of five books in Patricia MacLachlan's chapter book series about the Witting family. Set in the late nineteenth century and told from young Anna's point of view, Sarah, Plain and Tall tells the story of how Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton comes from Maine to the prairie to answer Papa's advertisement for a wife and mother. Before Sarah arrives, Anna and her younger brother Caleb wait and wonder. Will Sarah be nice? Will she sing? Will she stay? This children's literature classic is perfect for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie books, historical fiction, and timeless stories using rich and beautiful language. Sarah, Plain and Tall gently explores themes of abandonment, loss and love. Read the rest of the Sarah books by Patricia MacLachlan: Skylark, Caleb’s Story, More Perfect than the Moon, and Grandfather’s Dance.

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Patricia MacLachlan

Anna likes to tell her younger brother Caleb of the days when their parents would sing together, before their mother died. Then Papa places a personal ad for a new wife, which is answered by a woman named Sarah from Maine. She agrees to give the family a try, and soon the household will never be the same. But Sarah finds it hard to trade the beloved roar of the sea for flat plains and hailstorms. Will she marry Papa or break their hearts by leaving?

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Nat Reed

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: A story filled with wisdom, gentle humor and the practical concerns necessary for a satisfying life. This Newbery Medal winner story is based on the true adventures of a family living on the vast prairie in the early years of the 20th century. The story begins when Anna and Caleb, missing their mother who died, wish for another woman to make their father laugh again. Sarah responds to an ad, stating she will come by train, wearing a yellow bonnet and that she is plain and tall. And into their lives comes Sarah, with her own needful loneliness and searching, to help them create a whole family. But life on the endless prairie can be hard and unforgiving, taking all a person's strength and courage just to survive. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.

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Kristi Sturgeon

These vocabulary activities for Sarah, Plain and Tall incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate vocabulary with a study of the text. Includes text-dependent questions, definitions, and text-based sentences.

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Kristi Sturgeon

This simple story will have young readers enjoying every moment of Sarah's journey with a small family to become the mother-figure they desperately need, by completing fun, challenging lessons and activities provided in this instructional guide for literature. This guide will encourage readers to explore the humanity of the characters who long to be loved. The lessons and activities are rigorous yet engaging and will encourage students to learn such skills as analyzing and comprehending story elements in multiple ways, practicing close reading and text-based vocabulary, and determining meaning through text-dependent questions. Add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature by implementing this instructional guide for literature into your classroom today!

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Kristi Sturgeon

These post-reading activities for Sarah, Plain and Tall allow students to share their understanding of characters, plot, and settings of the book. They have opportunities to write, draw, and perform based on what they've learned.

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Kristi Sturgeon

These activities for Sarah, Plain and Tall by practice key language convention skills. The activities integrate literature with learning about grammar, word choice, and sentence structure. Learning can be fun when it's connected to literature.

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Kristi Sturgeon

These leveled discussion questions about Sarah, Plain and Tall require students to read closely, make connections, and share their analyses. Included are leveled comprehension questions and suggested answers.

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Kristi Sturgeon

These assessment questions for Sarah, Plain and Tall are modeled after current testing models requiring students to revisit the text for answers. Students have to support their opinions and inferences with examples from the text.

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Kristi Sturgeon

Students analyze Sarah, Plain and Tall using key skills from the Common Core. Close reading of the text is required to answer text-dependent questions. Included are student pages with the text-dependent questions as well as suggested answers.

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Patricia MacLachlan

This children's literature classic series is perfect for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie books, historical fiction, and timeless stories using rich and beautiful language. Patricia MacLachlan's stories about Sarah, Papa, Anna, and the rest of the Witting family gently explore timeless themes of abandonment, loss, and love. This collection includes all five books in the series. Sarah, Plain and Tall: This Newbery Medal-winning book tells the story of how Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton comes from Maine to the prairie to answer Papa's advertisement for a wife and mother. Before Sarah arrives, Anna and her younger brother Caleb wait and wonder. Will Sarah be nice? Will she sing? Will she stay? Skylark: Jacob is a man of the land but for Sarah, the prairie isn't yet her home. So when a drought threatens to devastate their way of life, Jacob must save the farm. But the children go back to the home Sarah knew first, Maine, where there is family and an ocean. But will they ever be a family again on the prairie? Caleb's Story: "It′s your job now," Anna says as she hands Caleb her journals, asking him to continue writing the family story. But Sarah, Jacob, Anna, Caleb, and their new little sister, Cassie, have already formed a family, and Caleb fears there will be nothing left to write about. But that is before Cassie discovers a mysterious old man in the barn and everything changes. Everyone is excited about the arrival of a new family member except for Jacob, who holds a bitter grudge. More Perfect than the Moon: Cassie spends her days watching Grandfather and Caleb in the barn, looking out at Papa working the fields, spying on her mother, Sarah, feeding the goslings. She's an observer, a writer, a storyteller. Everything is as it should be. But change is inevitable, even on the prairie. Something new is expected, and Sarah says it will be the perfect gift. Cassie isn't so sure. Grandfather's Dance: Cassie's sister Anna's wedding brings two lovebirds together, aunts from faraway Maine, a long white dress with a wedding veil, dancing under a clear blue sky, and a world that smells of roses. As the Witting family comes together for this most special day, Cassie sees that life brings the change of seasons, brother Jack on Grandfather's lap, joy, sorrow, and a special dance only Grandfather does.

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Patricia MacLachlan

This Newbery Medal-winning book and children's literature classic is perfect for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie books, historical fiction, and timeless stories using rich and beautiful language. Sarah, Plain and Tall gently explores themes of abandonment, loss, and love. The 30th Anniversary edition includes author Patricia MacLachlan's Newbery speech, a discussion guide, and a reading list. Set in the late nineteenth century and told from young Anna's point of view, Sarah, Plain and Tall tells the story of how Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton comes from Maine to the prairie to answer Papa's advertisement for a wife and mother. Before Sarah arrives, Anna and her younger brother, Caleb, wait and wonder. Will Sarah be nice? Will she sing? Will she stay? Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts

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Brit Munsterteiger

Our Reader's Guide to Sarah, Plain and Tall is a book guide that is designed to support students as they read novels independently. It helps to guide them through each chapter and allows them to check their understanding of what is happening in the book as they read, not just at the very end of the book. Our Reader's Guides include: -A explanation of each section of the book guide that provides suggestions about how best to use each section to boost comprehension. -An explanation of the genre of the book. -Various background materials that will help to provide a better understanding of the context of the story. -A summary of the entire book so you have a good idea of the major events that take place in the story. -An in-depth look at the themes that will be developed throughout the book. -"Big Idea" Questions that are designed to give you a sense of the overarching questions you should be able to answer after finishing the book. -A guide to the chapter sections so you know how best to use them as you read this book. Each chapter guide includes: -Important vocabulary you should know before reading the chapter. -A summary of the chapter so that you can make sure you remember all of the important events from that chapter. -Text-Based Questions with example responses: These questions are basic recall questions. Each question comes with a sample answer so you have a good idea of what a good answer would be. -Critical Thinking Questions with example responses: These questions push you to think about the events of the chapter in a more challenging way. Each question comes with a sample answer so you have a good idea of what a good answer would be. -Theme Based Questions with example responses: These questions are designed to help you connect the events of the chapter to the development of the themes throughout the story. Each question comes with a sample answer so you have a good idea of what a good answer would be. -Making Connections Questions: These questions challenge you to make connections between the events of the story and things that may have happened to them in their own lives. Everyone's experiences are unique, so there are no sample answers here.

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Brit Munsterteiger

Our Parent's Guide to Sarah, Plain and Tall is a comprehensive book guide that allows you work with your child on this text without actually having to read the book yourself. It is designed to allow you to talk about what your child has read and be confident in assessing their responses. It will allow you to get a sense of how well your child understand what they read and also how to support them in boosting their comprehension. Our book guides for parents include: -A explanation of each section of the book guide that provides suggestions about how best to use each section to boost your child's comprehension. -An explanation of the genre of the book. -Various background materials that will help to provide a better understanding of the context of the story. -A summary of the entire book so you have a good idea of the major events that take place in the story. -An in-depth look at the various themes that will be developed throughout the book and what types of questions to ask your child as you explore these themes together. -"Big Idea" Questions that are designed to give you a sense of the deeper understands your child should take away from reading this book. -An overview of the developmental concepts that apply to children of this age and what happens in the story. It is designed to inform you about where children typically are in developing their concept of the larger world and how best to work with them to further this development as they explore the events in the story and how it applies to their own understanding and world view. -A guide to the chapter sections so you know how best to use them as your child reads this text. Each chapter guide includes: -Important vocabulary your child show know before reading the chapter so that it doesn't get in the way of their comprehension -A detailed summary of the chapter so that you can be familiar with the events from the chapter without having to read it yourself -Text-Based Questions with example responses: These questions address the events of the story with basic recall questions. Each question comes with a sample answer so you have a good idea of what your child should say in response to these questions. -Critical Thinking Questions with example responses: These questions push your child to think about the events of the chapter in a more challenging way. Each question comes with a sample answer so you have a good idea of what your child should say in response to these questions. -Theme Based Questions with example responses: These questions are designed to help child connect the events of the chapter to the development of the themes throughout the story. Each question comes with a sample answer so you have a good idea of what your child should say in response to these questions. -Making Connections Questions: These questions challenge your child to make connections between the events of the story and things that may have happened to them in their own lives. Everyone's experiences are unique, so there are no sample answers here. Once you arrive at these questions, you'll have a good idea of what an appropriate response would be like.

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Kristi Sturgeon

These cross-curricular activities for Sarah, Plain and Tall incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate literature with social studies, science, mathematics, and more. Included activity pages engage and challenge students.