Blood on the River is a great novel to bridge your ELA and Social Studies curriculums, as you teach the founding of James Town in 1607. This novel by Elisa Carbone is an intriguing read for upper elementary and middle school students!
This 175-page unit is jam-packed with everything you need to teach the novel, whether you’re doing it as a whole-class, a small group (i.e. reading groups or literature circles), or as an individual project. It includes multiple activities that serve as comprehension tools and valuable practice determining different story elements.
– helpful hints to ensure that you make the most of this resource
– notes on all the chapters and characters for your reference
– multiple questions for every chapter to check student comprehension Answer key included!
– five vocabulary words for each chapter Answer key included!
– An alternate comprehension activity to a question packet.
– Questions to provide a purpose for reading each chapter.
– Visual displays to help students organize their ideas.
– Extra creative options to bring this novel to life in your classroom!
- Sample charts to recreate with your class while teaching the novel.
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