Jingle Dancer: Pre-Reading Guide


  • What do the title and cover tell you about the story?
  • Who do you think this story is about?
  • Why do you think so?
  • What do you think it would be like?
  • Have you ever heard of a powwow?


  • Why do you suppose Jenna waits last to ask her Grandma for jingles?
  • Do you think Great-aunt Sis will come see Jenna dance?
  • Do you think someone will video-tape Jenna’s dance like they did Grandma Wolfe?
  • Who will Jenna tell about the powwow? Why?