Historical Fiction Independent Reading Project Grades 4-6

Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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Pages
9 pages
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Description

This independent reading project requires students in grades 4th-6th to explore the genre of historical fiction. Students read a historical fiction novel and complete five tasks focused on the genre.

Task 1: Read a Historical Fiction Novel

Students select and read a historical fiction novel independently.

Task 2: Historical Fiction Questionnaire

Students show their thinking and understanding of the genre and theme by completing an open-ended questionnaire.

Task 3: That Was Then / This Is Now Venn Diagram

Students compare and contrast the historical time period with modern times by completing a Venn diagram.

Task 4: Time Period Treasure Hunt

Students search for details about the time period in their historical fiction book, and record their thinking.

Task 5: Time Travel Letter

Students pretend to go back into time and experience life from their character’s viewpoint. They write a letter home explaining how life is different and the same.

Task 6: Historical Fiction Book Talk

Students prepare a one minute book talk to share with the class.

Grading rubrics for both reading and writing included!

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Historical Fiction Independent Reading Project

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Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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