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Educational Resources - Big Towns and Little Towns

Laura Ingalls Wilder Books

Episode Guide

Things To Do

1. Watch Big Towns and Little Towns.

2. Complete Episode Quiz individually or as a group. (Note: The quiz has additional information and related video.)

3. Student Glossary (PDF)

- Print Crossword Puzzle, (answers), and distribute to class.

4. Discussion Cards (PDF)

5. Class Activity - County Special (PDF)

Episode 13 Script

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