The Elson Readers, Book Eight, Teacher's Guide
Author: William H. Elson, Catherine Andrews, Mary Jane Newcomer Category: Readers Cover: Softcover Pages: 276 Ages: 13 - 14 | Eighth Grade Type: Literature | Youth Illustration: Illustrated Rating: About the Teacher’s Guide This book accompanies Book Eight. It contains all the questions, along with their answers, from the “Notes and Questions” sections found at the end of each story in the reader. Additionally, “Extended Activities,” which have been created specially for this edition, are provided to augment many of the lessons from the reader. Worksheets are provided for these activities which the parent or teacher may copy and hand out to their students. At the beginning of each section will be found a list of “Objectives” which the lessons are designed to help the child accomplish, and at the end, a “Vocabulary Worksheet” for the students to complete. Also included is a handy “Appendix” with student evaluation suggestions and a brief summary of World War One, which is intended to provide a context in which to view the reader’s selections and questions, which were influenced by the then recent conflict. At the end of this book will be found the same glossary words, including word pronunciation guides, as found in The Elson Readers, Book Eight. These guides have been updated to reflect current pronunciation notation.