This product is a novel study for the book Capture the Flag by Kate Messner. Social Studies is easily integrated into this unit due to the content of the novel. The story is a mystery about the flag that inspired the song "The Star-Spangled Banner" being stolen. Three kids go on an adventurous search for the stolen flag. Throughout the text there are historical references to Revolutionary Americans, American Symbols, American History, and American Government.
Included in this product are:
**A list of Common Core State Standards covered in third, fourth, and fifth grades.
**A chapter summary guide for the teacher for each of the 28 chapters (summary of chapter, list of characters in the chapter, list of historical references in the chapter, vocabulary words in the chapter)
**Comprehension questions for each chapter with room for text-based student responses
*Graphic organizers/interactive journal activities for reading strategies and skills
**Graphic organizers for research of American symbols and government
**Graphic organizers for research of Revolutionary Americans
**Graphic organizers for research of famous people quoted in the text
**Vocabulary word cards for each chapter
All student pages are sized to fit directly into a composition book - no cutting necessary!
Your students will love this exciting and mysterious journey through American History!