The War with Grandpa (Novel Study Guide)

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  • eBook Order #: CCP2318
  • Print Book Order #: CC2318
  • Both eBook & Print Book Order #: CC+P2318
  • ISBN13: 978-1-77167-246-7
  • Grades: 3, 4
  • Reading Level: 3-4
  • Total Pages: 55
  • Author: Eleanor Summers

  • Explore the complexities of intergenerational family relationships as one boy declares war on his older relation.

    Bring this novel to life for students, with well-designed and thorough vocabulary and chapter assessments. Imagine the problems that may arise from a grandparent moving in. Draw a scene from the novel as it is being described. Come up with reasons behind certain characters' actions. Complete sentences with words from the reading. Students get into the mind of Peter to understand his motives and reactions. Create a "How Not to Start a War Handbook", detailing helpful tips on how to avoid fighting with family members. Detail all the things Grandpa did to get revenge on Peter in a Timeline Graphic Organizer. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, our worksheets incorporate a variety of scaffolding strategies along with additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key.

    About the Novel:
    The War with Grandpa is a story about a young boy and his grandfather at odds. 10-year-old Peter Stokes loves his grandfather and is excited to learn that he will be coming to live with the family. That is, until he learns that grandpa will be taking over Peter's bedroom. Peter's two best friends encourage Peter to stand his ground and do something about this injustice. Peter soon declares war on his grandfather, who proves to be an even match. The two attack and counterattack each other until escalations lead to one finally surrendering.

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