The Westing Game Literature Kit Gr 7 8

Author: Eleanor Summers
Editor: Classroom Complete Press
ISBN: 1771673702
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Unravel the secrets at the center of an intriguing murder mystery game. Activities are meant to excite students throughout the reading. Using the chapter titles as clues, predict what might happen in each one. Identify elements of foreshadowing from the novel, and imagine what will take place. Follow the clues in the story to solve the game before any of the characters. Identify cause and effect by explaining why each event happened. Keep track of the variety of characters with comprehension questions. Students will write their own prologue and epilogue at the completion of the reading. Compare two different character's perspectives of the same event from the novel. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: The Westing Game is a Newbery Medal winning story about a group of people playing the game of who killed the millionaire. Samuel W. Westing, owner of Westing Paper Products, has died. Sixteen heirs are invited to live in the Sunset Towers apartment building. These heirs come together to read the will of the late self-made millionaire. The will challenges them to solve the murder of Sam Westing by splitting up into eight pairs. Each pair is given a set of clues and $10,000 dollars to play the game. The winner will inherit the $200,000,000 fortune and unravel the secret behind the old man's death.

The Westing Game Puffin Modern Classics

Author: Ellen Raskin
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101157459
Size: 19,10 MB
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A Newbery Medal Winner "A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny." —Booklist, starred review A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing’s will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger—and a possible murderer—to inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: Sam Westing may be dead…but that won’t stop him from playing one last game! Winner of the Newbery Medal Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award An ALA Notable Book "Great fun for those who enjoy illusion, word play, or sleight of hand." —The New York Times Book Review "A fascinating medley of word games, disguises, multiple aliases, and subterfuges—a demanding but rewarding book." —The Horn Book

The Westing Game An Instructional Guide For Literature

Author: Jessica Case
Editor: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1493882597
Size: 20,42 MB
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This standards-based instructional guide provides teachers with rigorous activities and lesson plans to help students comprehend complex literature, as they read the 1979 Newbery Medal-winning mystery novel, The Westing Game. Students will learn how to analyze the text to determine meaning, make summaries, and more. Text-dependent questions help students analyze the text with higher-order thinking skills, with lessons focused on story elements, vocabulary, and more. Close reading activities throughout the literature units encourages students to use textual evidence as they revisit passages to respond more critically about the text. Support the rich exploration of literature in today's classrooms with this resource.

The Westing Game

Author: Darian Lindle
Editor:
ISBN: 9781583427347
Size: 18,24 MB
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"The unsuspecting residents of Sunset Towers are summoned to the reading of a mysterious will, only to find themselves locked in a thrilling game, as they must discover who is responsible for killing an eccentric millionaire ... Through blizzards, bombings and unlikely alliances, the game is on, and the only people who hold all the clues are one Westing heir and you"--P. [4] of cover.

Classic Middle School Literature

Author: Nancy Roberts Garrity
Editor: Good Year Books
ISBN: 9780673363879
Size: 10,40 MB
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Educational resource for teachers, parents and kids!

The Westing Game

Author: Ellen Raskin
Editor:
ISBN: 9781581180978
Size: 16,89 MB
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The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance.

The Westing Game

Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Editor:
ISBN:
Size: 17,27 MB
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The Westing Game

Author: Creativity in the Classroom
Editor: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781496131942
Size: 16,44 MB
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This is a combined literature and grammar unit that contains everything you need to teach the novel and more! Included in the unit are pre-reading, active-reading and post-reading activities with grammar lessons, literary activities, a literary terms matching quiz, a final essay test with grading rubric, and other activities just for fun!

The Westing Game

Author: Beatrice G. Davis
Editor: Learning Links
ISBN: 9780881220964
Size: 18,72 MB
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Novel-Ties study guides contain reproducible pages in a chapter by chapter format to accompany a work of literature of the same title.

Novel Unit For The Westing Game

Author: Middle School Novel Units
Editor: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781491035115
Size: 12,62 MB
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This is a combined literature and grammar unit that contains everything you need to teach the novel and more! Included in the unit are pre-reading, active-reading and post-reading activities with grammar lessons, literary activities, a literary terms and elements matching quiz, a final essay test with grading rubric, and other activities just for fun!