Where the Red Fern Grows

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Written by Wilson Rawls

Where the Red Fern Grows tells the the exciting story of 10-year old Billy living in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression. After saving for two years Billy earns enough money to buy two hound pups, Ol' Dan and Li'l Ann. Together Billy and these two hounds go coon hunting also daily. They even enter a coon hunting tournament.

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Vocabulary

Comprehension & Constructive Response

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Power Point Lessons to Go with Where the Red Fern Grows

Understanding Sentences

Subject/Verb Agreement

Subject/Verb Agreement Part 2

Correct Uses of the Verb BE

The Verbs DO & HAVE

Troublesome Words

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Craft Projects

Art Project - Dog Banks

Student Hound Drawings

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Reading Level 5.0

AR Points 12.0-

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Awards
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a Literary Guild selection

made into a motion picture by Doty-Dayton Productions and released in March 1974

1987 Massachusetts Children's Book Award

6/95 Earphone Award for Audio Version

1989 Great Stone Face Award

1981 North Dakota Children's Book Award

 

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