Memoria Press: Farmer Boy Student Guide
Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder tells of her husband’s struggles on a farm in New York State when he was a boy. The Farmer Boy Student Guide trains students to become active readers by providing in-depth word studies that help students build vocabulary as well as comprehension questions to teach students to identify important concepts and compose clear, concise answers to questions. The Farmer Boy Student Guide consists of lessons for the 29 chapters of Farmer Boy each containing reading notes, vocabulary work, comprehension questions, questions for discussion, and enrichment activities. The appendix contains biographical information on Laura Ingalls Wilder, an explanation of 19th century primers, descriptions of farm machinery and clothing of the 1800s, a recipe for Bird’s Nest Pudding, and two poems. The answers are contained in The Farmer Boy Teacher Guide.