About Elanora and the Salt Marsh Mystery Novel by Author Kathleen Jae
This Study Guide is a companion to the middle-grade novel Elanora and the Salt Marsh Mystery which sheds light on the impact of bullying and the consequences of ecosystem destruction. It’s a story about the value of diversity and the struggle of a child to be heard.
The lessons and concepts in this study guide will be of interest to instructors and parents everywhere. It can be used by classroom teachers, parents, and alternative education providers. Filled with puzzles, research projects, writing, vocabulary, mastery modules, and comprehension tasks.
Some of the modules included are:
- What is a Wetland?
- Show Off Your Proofreading Skills
- Trace Elanora’s Journey to Her New Home
- Human Impact on a Salt Marsh and Its Creatures
- The Importance of Diversity
- Analyzing a Novel
More than just fun reading. Elanora and the Salt Marsh Mystery is a primer for parents and teachers looking for a way to demonstrate many of today’s most important social issues. Diversity, bullying, ecology and perseverance are only a few lessons to enrich young and old readers.
~L.E. Genesee C., Michigan
This middle-grade workbook is filled with lots of fun activities. Students will learn hard skills like math, science, writing and computer research. Topics covered include bullying, diversity, the human impact on ecosystems, and the disappearance of wetlands. Vocabulary help, puzzles, and poetry will keep your students engaged! Perfect for teachers, homeschool parents and those looking for new and interesting ways to supplement their curriculum!
What are some of the messages found in this guide?
Some of the messages include the impact of bullying, the resistance to diversity, and the ecological destruction of important wetland habitats.
Who is the guide intended for?
The guide is perfect for parents who prefer to either teach their children at home or supplement classroom studies.
What are the targeted ages for this study guide?
The targeted group is 4th, 5th, and 6th graders, which would translate to the ages of 9 to 13. However, students older than 13 and younger than 9 may find some of the modules to be of interest.
The back of the guide mentions Florida State Standards. Is this guide meant for only students and parents in Florida?
Absolutely not! Many of the modules are not Florida specific, and teachers and parents will find the ones that do involve concepts that teach about Florida wetlands to be of interest to their students no matter where they live.
Must the student read the whole book before the modules are presented?
The study guide is divided into two sections: those modules that should be completed after reading the book and those that can be completed before reading the book.
About the Author:
Elanora and the Salt Marsh Mystery is my first novel. I have been writing in one form or another for almost twenty-five years. I have been a proofreader, editor, newspaper reporter and columnist, newsletter writer for a wildlife organization and writer of stage plays and screenplays. Two of my short stories made it to the finals of the 2017 Florida Writer Association Royal Palm Literary Competition. Elanora and the Salt Marsh Mystery is a finalist for the Page Turner Book Awards.
- Kathleen Jae (Author)
- Reading age : 8 – 12 years
- Twenty Paws Publishing (November 17, 2021)
- Product dimensions 8.5″ x 11″
- Pages: 132