Boundaries by Sally M. Walker: A Book Study is designed for teachers of students in grades 6-8 reading Boundaries, a nonfiction book by Sally M. Walker.
Boundaries focuses on the survey of the Mason and Dixon Line between the American colonies of Pennsylvania and Maryland in the 1760s. Religious freedom, tension between the natives and the settlers, and the difficulties of pioneer life all play a part in this fascinating book. Walker's book will bring the colonial days of America to life for your students.
Features of this book study include:
*A teacher's page with suggestions for using each item in the unit and a list of online resources.
*The seventeen-page Oral Reading and Discussion Guide, your map through the book, includes a summary of each chapter and discussion questions.
*A twenty-word glossary
*Crossword puzzles matching vocabulary words with definitions
*A vocabulary review using vocabulary words in sentence context.
*A 25-question vocabulary test matching words with definitions and using the words in sentence context
*Finding the Details worksheet with thirty-three questions
*Questions from the Oral Reading and Discussion Guide formatted for students to use independently
*Sequence of Events worksheet with fourteen events to cut and paste in chronological order
*Descriptions of important people in the history of the Mason and Dixon Line for students to identify
*Comprehension test with ten questions matching people with their description, five events to number in sequence, and ten multiple-choice questions
*Answer keys included for all items.
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