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review 2018-08-29 17:19
Where the Red Fern Grows
Where the Red Fern Grows - Wilson Rawls

Where the Red Fern Grows is another children's book about the bond between a man and his dogs. Billy's dream is to own two dogs. When he's finally able to save enough money, Old Dan and Little Ann came into his life. Together, the three become the finest hunting team in the valley. 

 

This is another book that stuck with me from elementary school. I would have students, in pairs or small groups, bring in 5 objects that represent key aspects of the story. The students will present the objects in class as a focus on symbols. 

 

AR Level: 4.9

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review 2017-04-06 20:39
Where the Red Fern Grows
Where the Red Fern Grows - Wilson Rawls

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Lexile Level: 700L

This book is about a young boy named Billy who buys a set of hunting dogs named Dan and Ann. Billy loves his dogs and trains them to hunt for raccoons with him. One day, after Dan is attacked by a mountain lion, Billy suffers a great loss that affects him for the rest of his life. I would read this book to my class as a read-aloud during free time.

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review 2016-11-11 15:59
Where the Red Fern Grows
Where the Red Fern Grows - Wilson Rawls

I would use this book in a 6th grade class. It would be a good book to practice foreshadowing.

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review 2016-06-20 01:36
An All-Time Favorite
Where the Red Fern Grows - Wilson Rawls

This is at least my third reading of this classic.  I thought it would be fun to do the Audible version as the narrator is wonderful.  Silly me...  I actually had high hopes that listening would make it easier to get through...  it wasn't.  And I'm glad. 

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review 2016-03-08 23:55
Where the Red Fern Grows
Where the Red Fern Grows - Wilson Rawls

The story of "Where the Red Fern Grows" is about hard work, love, lose, and hunting dogs. A young boy named Billy Coleman is determined to get himself a set of real hunting dogs no matter what it takes. He spends months and months working and saving every single penny he earns to finally buy the dogs he has wanted for so long. Follow Billy along as he raises and trains his lovable pups into the best set of hunting dogs on his side of the Ozark Mountains. This is a tale that brings tears to every reader's eyes no matter how many times they have read this classic book!  After reading this story in elementary school, I instantly fell in love with it and knew that I wanted to share it with my own students one day. I think having students do a study on the text using the five major questions (Who, What, When, Where, and Why?) would allow them to delve deeper into the story and bring meaning to it in a way that is important to them. This would most appropriately fit into a fifth grade classroom and the study could be done as a whole group activity, but I believe it would be more beneficial to have students work on this individually or within a small group setting. By having students complete this study, they will get to write about characters, events, and/or meanings within the text that stood out to them personally.    

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