5…
4…
3…
2…
1…
All about Wyoming
The setting of

Stone Fox
By John Reynolds Gardiner
This is a map of Wyoming. Wyoming is a
large state in the Western United
States. Not many people live there...
But it’s BEAUTIFUL!

The Grand Tetons, a mountain range in western
Wyoming.
There is still snow in May!
The Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains are beautiful at sunset!
This view is from Yellowstone lake in Yellowstone
Nation...
Old Faithful and
Devil’s Tower

Two very popular places in
Wyoming. Do you know either
of these places?
Watch out for buffalo!

You will find buffalo, bears, elk, wolves and
other wild animals in Wyoming. Be careful!
(Buffalo ...
WOW!

Some of the beautiful
sights that will amaze
you!
Mountains and Valleys
Two beautiful
views in Wyoming.
It really does
look like this!
Meet the Characters
• Little Willy: A 10-year old boy who will
always help if there is a problem.
• Searchlight: Little Wi...
The Old West

This is what Little Willy’s town may have
looked like in Stone Fox.
Going to School
Little Willy’s school was probably a small,
one room schoolhouse where all the
children in the town went t...
A horse and plow on a farm
The Potato Plant
• Potatoes grow ABOVE and BELOW the ground!
Potato Farmers use a PLOW to get
the potatoes when they are ready.
In the time of
Stone Fox,
farmers used
animals to pull ...
Plowing Potatoes
Little Willy
probably used
a plow like the
picture to the
left.
The potatoes
to the right are
ready to se...
Stone Fox is a character
as well as the title of
the book. He is a Native
American from the
Shoshone tribe. This
tribe liv...
The Big Race

Little Willy and Stone Fox
participate in a race. To the
left is a Samoyed - the type
of dog that Stone Fox ...
Little Willy rides through the town?

You might imagine this scene from the
book!
Are you
ready to
read?
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Stone Fox background information

2,498 views

Published on

Stone Fox background information

Published in: Education, Travel, Business
  • Be the first to comment

Stone Fox background information

  1. 1. 5… 4… 3… 2… 1…
  2. 2. All about Wyoming The setting of Stone Fox By John Reynolds Gardiner
  3. 3. This is a map of Wyoming. Wyoming is a large state in the Western United States. Not many people live there...
  4. 4. But it’s BEAUTIFUL! The Grand Tetons, a mountain range in western Wyoming.
  5. 5. There is still snow in May!
  6. 6. The Rocky Mountains The Rocky Mountains are beautiful at sunset! This view is from Yellowstone lake in Yellowstone National Park. This park is located in the northwestern corner of Wyoming.
  7. 7. Old Faithful and Devil’s Tower Two very popular places in Wyoming. Do you know either of these places?
  8. 8. Watch out for buffalo! You will find buffalo, bears, elk, wolves and other wild animals in Wyoming. Be careful! (Buffalo smell REALLY bad!!)
  9. 9. WOW! Some of the beautiful sights that will amaze you!
  10. 10. Mountains and Valleys Two beautiful views in Wyoming. It really does look like this!
  11. 11. Meet the Characters • Little Willy: A 10-year old boy who will always help if there is a problem. • Searchlight: Little Willy’s faithful dog. • Grandfather: Little Willy’s only family. • Doc Smith: The town doctor. • Stone Fox: The mysterious Indian from the Wyoming wilderness.
  12. 12. The Old West This is what Little Willy’s town may have looked like in Stone Fox.
  13. 13. Going to School Little Willy’s school was probably a small, one room schoolhouse where all the children in the town went together.
  14. 14. A horse and plow on a farm
  15. 15. The Potato Plant • Potatoes grow ABOVE and BELOW the ground!
  16. 16. Potato Farmers use a PLOW to get the potatoes when they are ready. In the time of Stone Fox, farmers used animals to pull the plow (look at the picture). Today, farmers use machines.
  17. 17. Plowing Potatoes Little Willy probably used a plow like the picture to the left. The potatoes to the right are ready to sell.
  18. 18. Stone Fox is a character as well as the title of the book. He is a Native American from the Shoshone tribe. This tribe lived in the area of the United States where Wyoming is now located.
  19. 19. The Big Race Little Willy and Stone Fox participate in a race. To the left is a Samoyed - the type of dog that Stone Fox has. Above is an example of a dog sled used in the race.
  20. 20. Little Willy rides through the town? You might imagine this scene from the book!
  21. 21. Are you ready to read?

×