Everything you need to understand or teach Gertie's Leap to Greatness by Beasley, Kate.
Gertie's Leap to Greatness is a novel by Kate Beasley. It tells the story of Gertie Foy, a fifth grader who is determined to be the best fifth grader in the world in order to get the attention of her absentee mother. The novel addresses the themes of maturity, jealousy, friendship, family, and ambition.
Gertie's Leap to Greatness Lesson Plans contain 123 pages of teaching material, including: