In this unit, students will learn how to read HF by thinking about the time period, characters, conflicts during that time period, analyze how the time period impacts the character's choices, decisions, and actions.
~11 graphic organizers to use while reading historical fiction books- these can be used while reading picture books or a novel (book clubs or read aloud)
*they focus on
~character choices or decisions and how the time period impacted their choice or decision
~events or situations and how the character reacted and why?
~graphic organizers to teach students to gather important details necessary to understand the lessons the author intended the reader to learn
~Questions I Have- before, during, and after reading
Historical Fiction teaches students to be active readers. Small details cannot be overlooked; like clothing, dialogue, dates, etc...
REVISED July 2016