by Kim A. Howe, M.S.
Meet Stanley Yelnats, a boy who is wrongly accused of a crime and sent to a juvenile detention camp where he meets a variety of interesting characters. Explore the desert biome and the dangerous animals that live in this region. Recognize irony, understand possessive nouns, and correct run-on sentences and sentence fragment.
This online unit is designed to be used in conjunction with the Rocks and Minerals science unit but can also be used as a standalone literature unit.