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Study Guides and Lesson Plans for " Sarah, Plain and Tall "

About Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan:
     "Did Mama sing every day?" Caleb asks his sister Anna.
     "Every-single-day," she answers. "Papa sang, too."
     Their mother died after Caleb was born. Their house on the prairie is quiet now, and Papa doesn't sing anymore. Then Papa puts an ad in the paper, asking for a wife, and he receives a letter from one Sara Elisabeth Wheaton, of Maine. Papa, Ana, and Caleb write back. Caleb asks if she sings.
     Sarah desides to come for a month. She writes Papa: I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall, and Tell them I sing. Anna and Caleb wait and wonder. Will Sarah be nice? Will she like them? Will she stay?

Reading level: Ages 9-12
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Sarah, Plain and Tall Study Guide CD

Easy-to-use, reproducible lessons on literary terms, comprehension and analysis, critical thinking, Christian related scriptural principles, vocabulary, activities, plus a complete answer key. 56 pages.
(See all the CD-ROM Christian Literary Book Guides from Progreny Press)

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A Guide to Using Sarah, Plain and Tall in the Classroom

This resource is directly related to its literature equivalent and filled with a variety of cross-curricular lessons to do before, during, and after reading the book. This reproducible book presents an exciting approach to teaching well-known literature! It includes sample plans, author information, vocabulary building ideas, cross-curriculum activities, sectional activities and quizzes, unit tests, and many ideas for culminating and extending the novel. 48 pages.

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Sequels to Sarah, Plain and Tall:

 

 

SKYLARK: First sequel to Sarah, Plain and Tall Set two years after the events in Sarah, Plain and Tall, in Skylark, when a drought tests the commitment of Sarah from Maine to her new home on the prairie, her stepchildren hope they will be able to remain a family.

 

 

CALEB'S STORY: Second sequel to Sarah, Plain and Tall Caleb's Story continues the saga begun by the Newbery Medal-winning Sarah, Plain And Tall and its sequel, Skylark, spinning a tale of love, forgiveness, and the ties that bind a family together.

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Sarah, Plain and Tall on DVD and VHS (starring Glenn Close):

Hall of Fame made three great films based on these beloved classic, starring Glenn Close.

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