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!
Features and Benefits of the study guide
Printed Workbook Format
- Large 8.5×11 format is convenient to read and easy on the eyes
- Every question has plenty of whitespace for student’s answers
- Encourages neat and clean handwriting practice
- Easily transports without the need for a laptop or other expensive equipment
- Provides a permanent record of the student’s work
- Convenient, removable answer key included for the teacher!