From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (Novel Study Guide)

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  • eBook Order #: CCP2528
  • Print Book Order #: CC2528
  • Both eBook & Print Book Order #: CC+P2528
  • ISBN13: 978-1-77167-247-4
  • Grades: 5, 6
  • Reading Level: 5-6
  • Total Pages: 55
  • Author: Michelle Jensen

  • Solve a mystery and find a home at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

    Enhance instruction and allow for much deeper conversations to keep students engaged. Imagine who the character of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will be and what role she will play in the story. Put the Kincaid children's actions in the correct order they occurred as they ran away. Find a simile used to describe how hungry the children are in the book. Invent a character and write a letter similar to what Mrs. Frankweiler does at the beginning of the novel. Draw a map of the children's journey in the style of a plot pyramid. 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:
    From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler is a Newbery Medal winning story about two young children who run away from home. Twelve-year-old Claudia and nine-year-old Jamie run away to New York using an old unused adult ticket for the train. The pair find themselves living in the famous Metropolitan Museum of Art by hiding in the bathrooms when the Museum closes. While there, they become interested in Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and her recent purchase of the marble statue of an angel on display at the Museum. They use the rest of their money to visit the woman in Connecticut. Their trip leads to them discovering the secret behind the angel statue.

    Customer Reviews

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    Kary Batchelder

    Great resource! Thank you so much! My students loved it!

    Leanne Neufeld

    Great novel and wonderful activities to work through as students read the novel.

    Beth White

    great resource!! THANK you!!

    Esther Ro

    I used a couple of the novel studies from Classroom Complete Press, and they were all good. I liked this one as well.

    Marsha Elsas

    This is a great packet to go with the novel!

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