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Historical Fiction Independent Reading Project Grades 4-6

Historical Fiction Independent Reading Project Grades 4-6
Historical Fiction Independent Reading Project Grades 4-6
Historical Fiction Independent Reading Project Grades 4-6
Historical Fiction Independent Reading Project Grades 4-6
Historical Fiction Independent Reading Project Grades 4-6
Historical Fiction Independent Reading Project Grades 4-6
Historical Fiction Independent Reading Project Grades 4-6
Historical Fiction Independent Reading Project Grades 4-6
Product 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 demonstrate 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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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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