A Letter to Mrs. Roosevelt by C. Coco De Young: A Book Study Unit is designed for teachers of students in grades 4-5 reading A Letter to Mrs. Roosevelt by C. Coco De Young (Dell Yearling Random House, 1999). De Young's fiction book presents information about the Great Depression in a way that will appeal to your students while they enjoy this compelling story about the Bandini family of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
This book study unit includes:
* Teacher's Page with objectives for the unit, descriptions of all the items in the unit, and a list of related online resources
*A nine-page Oral Reading and Discussion Guide which includes a summary for each chapter, comprehension questions, and vocabulary words with definitions
*A twenty-five word glossary with easy-to-understand definitions
*A vocabulary crossword puzzle
*A vocabulary worksheet using glossary words in sentences
*A vocabulary test matching definitions with glossary words and using glossary words in sentence context
*A list of comprehension questions for students to use independently
*Find the Details comprehension activity
*A cause and effect recognition worksheet
*A list of five writing prompts related to the book
*A twenty-five question comprehension test.
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