Bud, Not Buddy*

Christopher Paul Curtis • Onomatopoeia

The Arrow is the monthly digital product that features copywork and dictation passages from a specific read aloud novel (you purchase or obtain the novels yourself). It’s geared toward children ages 8-11 and is an indispensable tool for parents who want to teach language arts in a natural, literature-bathed context.

This guide contains the following features:

  • 4 Passages (one per week) for copywork/dictation
  • Notes about punctuation, spelling, vocabulary, and literary elements
  • 3 Grammar lessons
  • Literary element: Onomatopoeia
  • Writing activity: Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself
  • 9 discussion questions
  • 34 pages
  • Original Publication Date: January 2008
  • Updated: February 2017


About the book

The Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award-winning classic about a boy who decides to hit the road to find his father—from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Watsons Go To Birmingham—1963, a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree.—Amazon

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