Everything you need to understand or teach The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder.
The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder is a work of fiction. A mystery takes place in an old house inhabited by a new family, and members of two families have to learn how to get along.
Jeff and Molly Stanley are newlyweds. Jeff's wife had died the year before, leaving him a widow with four children: David, age eleven; Janie, age six; and Blair and Esther "Tesser", four-year-old twins. The couple buys a new house in Steven's Corners, a rural country town. Amanda, Molly's daughter from her first marriage, is due to arrive and make her home with her mother and new family.
The Old Westerly House is the main setting in the story. Built in 1895 by Old Man Westerly, the house became inhabited by a poltergeist, or noisy ghost, shortly after the house was built. The appearance of the poltergeist is attributed to the presence of...
The Headless Cupid Lesson Plans contain 119 pages of teaching material, including: