By Gary Paulsen
Boys, separated by means of the canyons of time and enormously various cultures, face the demanding situations wherein they are going to develop into men.
Coyote Runs, an Apache boy, takes half in his first raid. yet he's to be a guy for just a brief time.
More than 100 years later, whereas camping out close to puppy Canyon, 15-year-old Brennan Cole turns into keen about a cranium that he unearths, pierced by way of a bullet. He learns that it's the cranium of an Apache boy done by means of squaddies in 1864. a magical hyperlink joins Brennan and Coyote Runs, and Brennan understands that neither boy will locate peace till Coyote Runs' cranium is carried again to an historic sacred place.
In a grueling trip in the course of the canyon to come the cranium, Brennan confronts the problem of his existence.
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Pay) • A word used for weight. (pound) • What you do when you get in bed. (lay) • Something you use to carry things (like your food in the lunchroom). (tray) • The color made by mixing white and black. (gray) • Something you use to clean things. (rag) • The part of your body that has hair, ears, and a face. (head) • What you do when you look at the words and pictures in a book. (read) • The shape of a circle. (round) Fluency: Choral Reading 1. Reread the story with your child at least two more times while your child tracks the print by running a finger under the words as they are read.
What was your favorite part of the story? Why? indd 31 5/26/10 8:39 AM Margaret Hillert ha escrito más de 80 libros para niños que están aprendiando a leer. Sus libros han sido traducidos a muchos idiomas y han sido leídos por más de un millón de niños de todo el mundo. De niña, Margaret empezó escribiendo poesía y más adelante siguió escribiendo para niños y adultos. Durante 34 años, fue maestra de primer grado. Ya se retiró, y ahora vive en Michigan donde le gusta escribir, dar paseos matinales y cuidar a sus tres gatos.
Repeat choral reading and allow your child to be the lead reader and ask him or her to change from a whisper to a loud voice while you follow along and change your voice. Text Comprehension: Discussion Time 1. Ask your child to retell the sequence of events in the story. 2. To check comprehension, ask your child the following questions: • How do you think the boy felt on page 10 when the other boy told him he couldn’t come up? • How did the problem get solved? • What is your favorite thing to do at the playground?
Canyons by Gary Paulsen