Students will take meaningful lessons from this inspiring story of a gorilla named Ivan who grew up in captivity. The One and Only Ivan: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides rigorous and appealing cross-curricular lessons and activities that work in conjunction with the complex text, to aid readers in analyzing this Newbery Award-winning title. Students will learn to comprehend and analyze story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and much more! Strengthen your students' literacy skills by implementing this high-interest resource in your classroom!
About the Author
Jennifer Prior, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor for Early Childhood and Literacy at Northern Arizona University. Her focus is using environmental print as an instructional literacy tool, family involvement in education, and effective teaching practices.