This is packet designed for use with the book Bad News for Outlaws by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson. This book is a biography of Bass Reeves, a runaway slave who became a U.S. Marshal in Indian Territory during the 1800’s.
The packet covers language arts concepts including nonfiction, setting, and comprehension, Phonics concepts include vocabulary words & definitions, alphabetical order, compound words, and long & short vowels. Social studies concepts include then & now, map skills, and timelines. There is also a page about The Coretta Scott King Award.
I hope that you will enjoy reading this book and using these printables as much as my students and I do.
--Adrienne Powers, A Plus Activities
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Table of Contents
Page Number Title
3 Introduction & Credits
8-13 Comprehension Questions
14-15 Comprehension Questions Answer Key
17 Coretta Scott King Award
18 Online News Article
20 Setting Venn diagram
21 United States Map work
22 Then & Now graph
23-24 Indian Territory Research
25 Indian Territory Map
28 Bass Reeves essay
29 Compound Words
30 Long Vowel-Short Vowel
31 Alphabetical Order
32 Online Resources