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Call It Courage

By Armstrong Sperry (4)

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Armstrong Perry’s Call It Courage is the story of a Polynesian boy who leaves home to conquer his fears. Based on Polynesian legend, this is a coming-of-age tale that explores universal themes such as courage, identity, and love. Young Mafutu, the chief’s son who has been labeled a coward, sets off to conquer his fear, in the process overcoming an array of obstacles. Terrified of the water that drowned his mother, Mafutu heads for the open sea in a dugout canoe. Caught in a storm, Mafutu loses the canoe but manages to return to shore, arriving at an island. With a dog he names Uri, and an albatross he calls Kivi, Mafutu learns to survive by his wits and developing skills. The discovery of a sacrificial altar on the island alerts him to cannibals nearby, and Mafutu builds and equips a new canoe for his escape, which happens just in the nick of time. When he arrives home to his village, his father realizes that Mafutu has become a courageous young man. Perry’s Newbery Medal award-winning novel, with its legendary basis and heroic character, has spoken to and resonated with readers ages 8 and up since its publication in 1940.

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    Puzzle Pack: Call It Courage (eBook)

    Teacher's Pet Publications
    142 Pages, Grades 7 - 9
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    Puzzle Pack: Call It Courage (eBook)

    The express goal of Teacher's Pet Publications' Puzzle Packs is to provide a conglomeration of fun games and activities to supplement your in-class novel. Overflowing with dozens of vocabulary-related exercises (including reproducible fill-in-the-blank worksheets, multiple choice worksheets, unit bingo cards, word searches and more) students will be encouraged and able to understand the literature more clearly, while also being able to recall key vocabulary from the novel. Also supplied are teacher answer keys for all puzzles and worksheets, allowing educators to enjoy an uncomplicated day in the classroom!This eBook puzzle manual from Teacher's Pet Publications is an entry in the Puzzle Packs series, comprised of puzzle packs for the following best-selling titles: A Raisin in the Sun; Night; Oedipus Rex; Hatchet; The Cay; My Side of the Mountain; Witness; The Time Machine; The Kite Runner, Freak the Mighty, and many more. All aforementioned eBooks, as well as the rest of the series, can be accessed by clicking on the 'View All In Series' button to the left.


     
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    LitPlan Teacher Pack: Call It Courage (eBook)

    Teacher's Pet Publications
    162 Pages, Grades 7 - 9
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    LitPlan Teacher Pack: Call It Courage (eBook)

    This eBook contains several ready-to-teach materials that contain everything needed for a complete unit of study, while managing to incorporate the IRA/NCTE standards. This LitPlan Teacher Pack eBook is very straight-forward to use: Instantly download, print, and teach! Educators can use these resources for entire-class book studies, or smaller groups, tutoring, or independent study projects. Packed to the brim with unit tests, daily lessons, study questions, writing assignments and much more, this teacher asset will surely become a staple of your classroom as an irreplaceable resource.This eBook teacher guide from Teacher's Pet Publications is an entry in the LitPlan series, comprised of literature guides for the following best-selling titles: The Grapes of Wrath; The Egypt Game; Dracula; Treasure Island; The Odyssey; Hatchet; A Tale of Two Cities; A Christmas Carol; The Giver, and more. All aforementioned eBooks, as well as the rest of the series, can be accessed by clicking on the 'View All In Series' button to the left.


     
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    Study Guide: Call It Courage (eBook)

    Learning Links/Novel-Ties
    19 Pages, Grades 5 - 9
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    Study Guide: Call It Courage (eBook)

    Created to benefit newer middle school students with a greater understanding and appreciation for literature, this Learning Links Novel-Ties guide will encourage and train students for more complex reading in the future. Pre- and post-reading activities and worksheets are supplied on a chapter-by-chapter basis, which allows students to become comfortable with the majority of literary devices. A story synopsis and worksheet answer key is provided for educators. Novel-Ties guides are a reputable supplementary resource for both guided and differentiated reading.This eBook is an entry in the Novel-Ties Literature Guides series for Grade 5, constituted of the following additional titles: Bridge to Terabithia; Island of the Blue Dolphins; My Side of the Mountain; The Pinballs; Tuck Everlasting; Sign of the Beaver; The Phantom Tollbooth; From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; The Fighting Ground; Matilda; The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle; In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson; Lily's Crossing; The Borrowers; The Whipping Boy; Toliver's Secret; Bloomability; On My Honor; Summer of the Monkeys; Among The Hidden; Castle in the Attic; The Wanderer; Call It Courage; Amos Fortune, Free Man; Crash; Becoming Naomi Leon; Bud, Not Buddy; Seedfolks; Esperanza Rising; George Washington's Socks; Crispin: The Cross of Lead; Among the Imposters; Fever 1793; Pictures of Hollis Woods; Surviving the Applewhites; Al Capone Does My Shirts; Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!; The Boy in the Striped Pajamas; Three Cups of Tea; Elijah of Buxton; Marley, A Dog Like No Other; Rules. All precursory Novel-Ties eBooks can be found by clicking on the 'View All In Series' button to the left.


     
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    Call It Courage: A Literature Guide for Classroom ...

    Teacher Created Resources
    48 Pages, Grades 5 - 8
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    Call It Courage: A Literature Guide for Classroom Use (eBook)

    This eBook is filled to the brim with fun classroom activities, games, worksheets, and unit tests, making it an indispensible tool to teach well-known literature. Students will be engaged while developing important skills, such as a familiarity with vocabulary, sequencing, characterization, and more. Reproducible pre- and post-reading cross-curricular lessons involve ideas that are optimal for core literature and individualized reading.This eBook literature guide is an entry in the Teacher Created Resources Challenging Lit Guides series, comprised of the following best-selling titles: The Outsiders; The Pearl; The Indian in the Cupboard; The Phantom Tollbooth; Hatchet; The Incredible Journey; The Giver; Shiloh; A Single Shard; Walk Two Moons, and many more. All aforementioned eBooks, as well as the rest of the series, can be accessed by clicking on the 'View All In Series' button to the left.