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Sign of the Beaver (The) Study Guide


The Sign of the Beaver

by Elizabeth George Speare

Too many months have passed and Matt's family still hasn't returned. Should he join the Beaver tribe heading north, or try to survive the coming winter alone?

Barbara's Notes: I like how the author portrays Matt's weaknesses as well as his strengths. The story has plenty of adventure, but remains gentle enough for sensitive readers. (Grades 3, 4, 5, 6)

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Book Summary 135 pages
Book Category Historical Fiction
Theme Family
Setting Maine, 1768
Novel Study Highlights 8 units
Spelling-Vocabulary Light-Medium
Biblical Focus Peaceful living
Related Studies Penobscot Indians, Maine history
Grammar/Writing Paragraphs, Possessives