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TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR:

Surfer of the Century

By Ellie Crowe
Illustrations by Richard Waldrep

Teacher’s Guide Features: 

  • Summary and background information
  • Prereading focus questions
  • Vocabulary Discussion questions
  • Ideas for literature circles
  • Ideas for reader’s response and writing activities
  • Strategies for ESL/ELL
  • Interdisciplinary activities and connections

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About This Title

Guided Reading:

T

Lexile:

980L

Interest Level:

Grades 2 - 8

Reading Level:

Grades 3 - 4

Themes

Nonfiction, Middle Grade, United States History, Sports, Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Responsibility, Overcoming Obstacles, Mentors, History, Dreams & Aspirations, Discrimination, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Biography/Memoir, Asian/Asian American Interest, Poverty, Sports History, Leadership, Optimism/Enthusiasm, Persistence/Grit, Respect/Citizenship, Self Control/Self Regulation, Pride

Collections

Asian American English Collection Middle School, Asian American English Collection High School, Biography and Memoir Middle School, Diverse Background English Collection Middle School, Fluent Dual Language , Fluent English, Biography and Memoir Grades 3-6, Appendix B Diverse Collection Grades 3-6, Nonfiction Grades 3-6, Asian Pacific American Heritage Collection , Athletes and Sports, High-Low Books for Preteens (Grades 4-6), High-Low Books for Teens (Middle and High School), Summer Olympics Collection, Appendix B Diverse Collection Middle School, Carter G. Woodson Award Collection, Persistence and Determination Collection, Pedro Noguera Diverse Collection Grades 6-8, Pedro Noguera Reluctant Readers Collection , Social Activism Collection Grades 6-8, EmbraceRace Webinar: Books That Inspire Racial Justice & Advocacy for All Children, English Guided Reading Level T, Social Activism Collection

Asian American Collection English 6PK

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