Learn to truly think about what you're reading with Lit Guides! Focusing on two or three chapters at a time, each section contains "before you the read the chapters", vocabulary building, chapter questions and language activities. Teacher suggestions for bulletin boards, centers, pre-reading activities, and fine art activities are provided, as well as a synopsis, author biography, student assignment checklist, and answer key. Build critical thinking, reference, reading comprehension, and other grammatical skills as you study the plot and character of The Cricket in Times Square. Novel sold separately. 64 classroom-reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 4-6.