Lessons for Historical Fiction

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  • Lincoln Mini-series - … that reflects people who lived during this period. long-ago historical events seem more 4. Write illustrate and daily journals these … ." New McGraw-Hill READINGS: Nonfiction Freedman, 1989. Reit, 1991. Seymour. Fiction Hunt, Irene. "Behind "Across Caroline. SCHOOL Nonfiction Hanchett, University Ward … 1990. Lincoln: A Biography." New York: Alfred A. 1952. Jim. Fiction Alfred "The - Crane, Stephen. Press, Long Walt. Red to Gettysburg …
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  • World-Changers - … behind important events. • Students will interpret the past within its historical context. • Students will demonstrate “prior knowledge.” Reflects the Massachusetts Department … Standard 13: Nonfiction 13.11 Distinguish fact from opinion or fiction. 13.12 Summarize main ideas and supporting details. 13.17 … the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works. 2. Students read a …
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  • Albion Tourgee & the Fight for Civil Rights - … easier. o Jigsaw notes sheet (for each student) Design a Historical Monument for Albion Tourg e, assignment sheet attached Optional Teacher … ways popular historical figures are typically remembered, such as through museum exhibits, historical monuments, etc.) Remembering Albion Tourg e: Design a Historical Marker … Straw, also was a bestseller. When not writing works of fiction, Tourg e went on lecture tours and contributed a steady …
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  • Discussion Guide to the Novels of Pam Munoz Ryan - … About Echo Dear Friends, One day in 2010, at a historical society in California, I was researching what I thought would … .7 11. The main characters in Echo are fictional, but there are historical figures and events mentioned throughout the book. Look up … in the story. CCSS.RI.5 - 9.8 12. Read fiction and nonfiction books with similar themes and settings to compare …
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  • Introduction to Maps/Geography The 50 States Unit - … be used throughout this unit, as well as reference/non-fiction texts to provide students with many opportunities to find literature … and Society: Describe and analyze how specific physical features influenced historical events and movements English 5.3.6 Literary Criticism Evaluate … and Society: Describe and analyze how specific physical features influenced historical events and movements. Performance Objective: When given a traditional early …
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  • Think Like a Historian | History Detectives - … by the History Detectives uncover. Part 1: Background Questions What historical event is the team investigating? Every good investigation begins with … this close viewing to their own historical research. Ask: What did you learn about conducting historical investigations from watching the Sultana investigation … watch another episode of "History Detectives: Special Investigations" or a fictional TV procedural ("Law and Order," "Cold Case," etc), or a …
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  • Historical Research on Explorers of Canada - … Resources > Lesson Plans > Middle > Lesson Description - Historical Research on Explorers of Canada Lesson Description - Historical Research on Explorers of Canada This lesson … research assignment student text library with encyclopaedias, and with non-fiction biographies of early explorers Main Objective The primary objective of … worksheet is printed separately for distribution to students. Student Worksheet - Historical Research on Explorers of Canada Lesson Extension Follow up this …
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  • Cowboys and Indians: Myths of the Wild West - … the largest of the three boxes under it.] Many fiction and non-fiction books of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries depicted … ridiculous in its depiction of Native American life is this historical work on the Creek War. That military affair took place … depictions discussed in class. Instructors may distribute "Booklist: Wild West Fiction for Young Adults" or amass a list of their own …
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  • Information Gathering - … crayons -The Problem with Chickens by Bruce McMillan -Nonfiction and fiction books about Iceland -"Discover Iceland" thought basket, and white paper … , the teacher will create a display of Iceland books (both fiction and nonfiction). There will be real photographs from Iceland spread … traditions and practices Social Studies- History B: Students will develop historical knowledge of major events, people, and enduring themes in the …
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  • Rocks and Minerals - Uses Past and Present - … 13: Understand the relationship among science, technology and society in historical and contemporary contexts. Learning Standard 13 A: Know and apply … of rocks as portrayed in his/her picture? Resources: Non-Fiction Resources: Claybourne, Anna. Cool Facts Rocks and Minerals. Illustrated by … Books Rocks and Minerals. Alfred A. Knopf. New York, 1988. Fiction Resources: Brown, Marcia. Stone Soup. Charles Scibner's Sons. New …
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