The Witch of Blackbird Pond Progeny Press Study Guide CD
by Rebecca Gilleland,
for the book by Elizabeth George Speare
This Progeny Press Study Guide assists in reading and comprehension for your student as he reads through the book "The Witch of Blackbird Pond". It will give a synopsis of the book, as well as background information on the author, and the historical setting. Activities include comprehension questions, character studies, critical thinking exercises, scripture application, vocabulary, puzzles, essay ideas, and project ideas. An answer key is included with each guide. This is a re-producable CD, making it convenient for multiple children within your family.
About "The Witch of Blackbird Pond":
This Newbery Award winning book is set during the Salem Witch hunts. A young orphan girl from the island of Barbados seeks a home with her Puritan relatives. Her freestyle island ways soon have her pegged by the local population as suspicious. Her reputation is further harmed as she finds refuge and friendship with the village's old, strange widow woman, who is believed to be a witch. As danger increases, Kit continues to visit and help her elderly friend, only to find herself branded as well. Now her life is in danger. You'll have to read the book to find out what happens. The Witch of Blackbird Pond makes an excellent addition to any study of American history.
Grade Level 5 - 8
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