Stone Fox - E-Guide

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New York Times Outstanding Children's book of 1980, New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Southern California Council on Literature for Children Young People Award, Library of Congress Children's Books, Beehive Award, Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award. 

Willy and his grandfather live on a farm in Wyoming where they grow potatoes. One day Grandfather will not get out of bed or even speak. Willy runs to get Doc Smith, who examines Grandfather and can find nothing wrong with him. She tells Willy that Grandfather has just given up on life.

When Willy goes to town, he sees a poster advertising the National Dogsled Races. The prize for winning the race is $500! With the state of Wyoming threatening to take the farm for back-taxes, Willy decides to enter the race, convinced he and his dog, Searchlight, can win. But an Indian named Stone Fox also enters the race, and he's never lost. Can Willy and Searchlight beat Stone Fox and save the farm - and Grandfather - before it's too late?

Through John Reynold Gardiner's coming-of-age adventure, students will learn:

About the Author: Learn about John Reynold's Gardiner.

Background Information: Jackson, Wyoming and Shosone Indian Reservation

Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.

Literary Techniques:  Synonyms, antonyms, fact vs. opinion, characterization, similes, metaphors, proverbs, repetition, point of view, cause and effect, story structure, conflict, theme, foil, setting.

Moral Lessons and Character Values:  Comfort, honor your parents, advice, risk, turn the other cheek, racism, compassion.

Activities and Writing Assignments: Mapping, calculations, wordsearch, puzzle, essay idea, research paper, dogs. Wyoming, multi-media news, Iditarod and dog sledding, potatoes, sign language, service project, depression.

Suggestions for Further Reading:  We include a wonderful reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, Stone Fox by John Reynold Gardiner.

All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian worldview!

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Recommended Grade Level:
3-5
Setting:
Jackson, Wyoming, 1800s
Study Guide Author:
Andrew Clausen & Rebecca Gilleland
For the Book By:
John Reynolds Gardiner
Study Guide Page Count:
65 pages

Reviews

  • 5
    Well done.

    Posted by Lisa G. on 4th Sep 2016

    Well done.

  • 5
    Good stuff

    Posted by Sara R. on 28th Feb 2015

    Good stuff

  • 5
    I am so far pleased

    Posted by Charissa L. on 20th Jan 2015

    I am so far pleased with the Stone Fox Study Guide.