Literature: "A Day No Pigs Would Die" by Robert Newton Peck
These sites are about “A Day No Pigs Would Die” by Robert Newton Peck. Includes biographies on the author, book summaries, discussion questions, suggested activities, and online quizzes. There is also a link to an eThemes Resource on Shakers.
Author's Official Site
Visit the author's official site, which includes news, brief biography information, and the author's works.
Learn vocabulary words, read analyses, and answer the questions for the different chapters.
Try these four interactive games to help learn vocabulary words from the book.
These are four more games on different vocabulary words from the book.
The lesson plan includes an author biography, historical background and many discussion questions.
The notes include analysis of each chapters, overall characters, themes and some study questions.
Read summaries for each of the chapters of "A Day No Pigs Would Die." Choose a different chapter by using the drop-down menu at the bottom. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This pop quiz has 10 questions.
Global Book Club
This site has three suggested activities.
eThemes Resource: Shakers
Learn about the religious group called the Shakers who came from England to the U.S. in the late 1700s. View many photographs of former Shaker villages that reveal clues about their daily life. Includes historical and biographical information about this religious group and its members. There are also images of furniture and crafts made by Shakers.