If you are looking for something that will engage your students while broadening their awareness and understanding of the learning disability dyslexia, as well as the history of the American Revolutionary War, then Acts of Courage is a must read for your classes. For those teachers in Indiana, this is perfect for the bicentennial.
This comprehensive unit of lesson plans is based on Indiana standards (College and Career Readiness) but suitable for ELA standards in other states. The novel unit includes lessons on the following areas:
*Vocabulary and usage
*Greek and Latin roots
*Elements of fiction
*Various forms of writing
*Also included are coloring sheets based on scenes from Acts of Courage
*Standards that are covered can be found at the bottom of each lesson.
*A conversion chart from CCRS to Common Core standards is included.