Chapter Three Lesson Plan for Teaching Jean Fritz’s Homesick: My Own Story

Chapter Three Lesson Plan for Teaching Jean Fritz’s Homesick: My Own Story
Chapter Three Lesson Plan for Teaching Jean Fritz’s Homesick: My Own Story
Chapter Three Lesson Plan for Teaching Jean Fritz’s Homesick: My Own Story
Chapter Three Lesson Plan for Teaching Jean Fritz’s Homesick: My Own Story
Chapter Three Lesson Plan for Teaching Jean Fritz’s Homesick: My Own Story
Chapter Three Lesson Plan for Teaching Jean Fritz’s Homesick: My Own Story
Chapter Three Lesson Plan for Teaching Jean Fritz’s Homesick: My Own Story
Chapter Three Lesson Plan for Teaching Jean Fritz’s Homesick: My Own Story
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Jean Fritz's classic autobiographical novel recounts the story of the author's sojourn in the Chinese city of Hankow (modern day Wuhan) as a young girl in the 1920s.

Add depth to your students' understanding of the novel Homesick: My Own Story (860L) by using this hand-dandy lesson plan replete with reading comprehension and discussion questions (as well as a suggested lesson plan).

F&P Level: X

Classroom Grade Levels: 4 - 6

N.B: Suitable text for middle and high school English Language Learners

Published: 1982

Lexile Level: 860L

  • 1 Word List for Chapter Three (including character names, geography, phrases and idioms, and vocabulary lists)
  • 18 Text-Based Questions for Reading Comprehensions (includes rubric for scoring and grading)
  • 6 Discussion Questions (for whole class and group discussion)
  • Includes Answer Key and Model Answers
  • 1 Suggested Lesson Plan
  • Bibliography

Students will enjoy reading this story, especially as it relates to the time-honored theme of needing to belong. As a teacher, I have taught this novel to English Language Learners. It is perfect for Mandarin and Cantonese EFL speaking students.

Other Uses for this Resource:

for Fourth Graders Going into Fifth Grade - Summer Reading

Middle School Language Arts Curriculum (5th and 6th Grades)

Suitable Text for Middle and High School English Language Learners

Since the novel is based on a true story, Humanities teachers will find this resource valuable since the story aligns well with modern Chinese history, colonialism, and Communist rebellion that shook the young Republic of China.

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Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.
Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.
Total Pages
14 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
4 days
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