CIRCLE C MILESTONES
Free Study Guides
Download free learning activities to enrich the novels in the following subject areas:
Language Arts: vocabulary, reading comprehension, parts of speech, critical thinking questions
Writing skills: the five elements of a story: character sketches, setting, story problem, plot events, solution; create a dime novel
Geography: cattle drive route, railroad routes, the Tehachapi Mountains, world’s fair locations, New York, the Sierra Nevada
History: ranching, lice, cattle rustling, Palace Hotel, dime novels, transcontinental railroad, La Quinceañera, 1880s arithmetic, cattle drives, Kaweah Oak Preserve, camels in the Old West, the chuck wagon, Fort Tejon, Los Angeles, New York City, the Brooklyn Bridge, world’s fairs, Frank and Jesse James, Jules Verne’s works, wind pumps, barbed wire, Old West prisons, University of California-Berkeley, Pilgrim’s Progress
Just for fun: Pandora’s box, crossword puzzles, word search, web fun, Spanish, trick riding
Bible-related activities: Scripture copy work, the “fall,” giants in the land, Bible mini-posters
And much more! Includes answer keys. A great addition for any homeschool unit study. Approximately 38 pages each.
*Bonus* Each study guide includes a daily schedule to coordinate book chapters with the lessons in the guide. The PDF files are double-sided to save paper. You may print them as either single or double-sided files.
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If you prefer not to print out the 158 pages of enrichment material, you may purchase a printed, spiral-bound study guide instead. Includes activities and answer keys for all four books, along with daily schedules to coordinate the activities with the books. $15.00.