Classroom Extensions

  • The time for finding out about the "Lost Fairy Tale" has almost arrived. There are only two chapters left in the story. Imagine that you are the author of this story. How would you write the last two chapters?
  • Write a letter to the author, Janie Lancaster, and tell her what you think of her story so far. Think about how the author began the story, how you feel about the characters and how the author made you feel that way. Who is your favorite character and why? What did you like best about this story? Send your letter to and they will be forwarded to Janie Lancaster.
  • Look through chapter 12 again for words whose meanings you are unsure of. Use a dictionary to learn their meanings and put them in your writers' notebook for future use.
  • Read this chapter again thinking about how you would illustrate it. Send your drawing to for possible publication on the Web.

Newspaper Activity

Look in your newspaper for an advertisement for a fun, outdoors event. Clip the information and ask friends or family members to attend the event with you. (Sunshine State Standard FL.A.1.2.1)

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15