Fall in love with Ivan and his determination by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons in this instructional guide about a heart-warming story bursting with many different emotions. Readers will enjoy analyzing this Newbery Award-winning title while reveling in the life lessons they take away from it. Analyzing story elements in multiple ways, close reading and text-based vocabulary practice, and determining meaning through text-dependent questions are just a few of the many skills students will learn. Each activity and lesson work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend rich, complex literature. Book is designed for children in kindergarten through third-grade.