The purpose of this activity is review the major events in Andrew Jackson’s life.
The activity uses creative writing to practice this knowledge.
Handouts are provided for students to research the life of Andrew Jackson or students may research on their own.
Students will create a children’s book about the life of Andrew Jackson. They may do this individually or in groups.
An alternate activity uses fill in the blanks for students.
A model novel is provided as an example. It is based on the book, No David, and uses a repetitive phrase as a literary element.
Students may model this strategy or choose another children’s book to model such as If you Give a Moose A Muffin.
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