Book Study- The 21 Balloons by William Pene du Bois
This text is about a teacher, Professor William Waterman Sherman, who wants to be alone. So he decides to take a year off and spend it crossing the Pacific Ocean in a HOT-AIR BALLOON! However, his is found just after 3 weeks floating across the Atlantic among the wreckage of 20 hot-air balloons. Naturally, the world is eager to know what happened!
The children are using a range of reading skills to help the decipher the text.
Some of these skills include: