Children are less likely to experience a reading slide because they are encouraged and likely to continue reading books throughout the summer. A similar approach can be taken with math. When math is turned into a story with a beginning, middle, and end, children will place it in context and assign more meaning to the conceptual information being presented.
Remember when Evan stole Jessie's lemonade stand money only for it to then go missing? Evan and Jessie can't stand Scott and of course Jessie has to find a way to prove Scott is guilty. She becomes so obsessed with the trial that her own rules of fairness seem to be slipping away.
She arranged a trial before a judge, witnesses, and a jury of his peers all from Class 4-O. The stakes are high, will Jessie be able to prove that Scott is guilty? Read to find out in The Lemonade Crime. Ages 9 and up Teachers: Here are some resources to help you teach this book This teacher guide to The Lemonade Crime provides activities to use in the classroom along with the book such as Reader's Theater, character chart and more.
This website is the home page of the Lemonade War Series. It provides fun activities for students and resources for teachers. Many of these words' definitions can be found right at the start of each chapter: Preteach the word accused and have a class or small group discussions about a time when you accused someone of something.
Connect this idea to Social Studies, have you watched the news lately? Did you hear about anyone being accused of a crime?
Write in your journal then discuss as a class, do you think Scott Spencer is guilty? Do you think Jessie is being fair? If she is not being fair, why does this go against her character? At the end of the story, Scott gives Evan his money back.
Write a letter in the perspective of Scott where you explain to Evan why you stole the money; Write a letter in Evan's perspective telling Scott how you feel now that you know he took your money; Write a letter in Jessie's perspective to Scott explaining why she lied in court.
Choose a problem within the classroom or make one up and create a court in the way that Jessie did being sure to have people for each role in the court. Have the issue be resolved by the jury.The distinguishing quality of The Lemonade War is the manner in which Davies blends mathematics into the storyline.
There is much more to the program than just reading the book. Advertisement.
guide with follow-up reading response questions for every chapter as well as vocabulary, writing projects, activities and enrichment projects. Physical Education Teaching Resources & Lesson Plans. This is the website of children's author Jacqueline Davies.
I'm glad you're here. Please take a look around. There's plenty of information on my books—including the Lemonade War series. Jacqueline Davies pits siblings Evan and Jessie Treski against each other in "The Lemonade War," when they each run a lemonade stand and try to outsell the other.
Lemonade has been on the minds of teachers and students in the El Dorado School District because of a book titled, “The Lemonade War,” by Jacqueline Davies. The children’s book tells the. The Lemonade War By Jacqueline Davies Synopsis Evan Reski is people-smart. He is good at talking to people, even grownups.
His younger sister, Jessie, on the other hand, is math-smart – but not especially good at understanding people.