Reading level: Ages 3-8
Pages: 32 pages
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers (June 11, 2002)
Language: English
ISBN: 0375815201
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 10.3 x 0.3 inches

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Kite Flying


What You Can Do When You Finish the Story!

 
Coloring Page
Print out a Kite Flying coloring page.
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Craft: Make Kites (decorative)
In the book, the family makes a dragon kite. Let your students do the same! Using construction paper, party streamers and Grace's special templates, kids can make a dragon kite just like the book.
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Lesson Suggestion: Symbolism
The end of book tells how the shape of a kite symbolized the traits the person flying it wished to possess. What is a symbol? Why would a dragon symbolize power? Why does a dragonfly symbolize summer? Have students choose an animal for their own symbol. Ask why they chose their animal and which traits of their symbol they wish to possess.