This product is designed to be used with the Literacy by Design reading series Theme 9: Native People of North America for 4th Grade. Included is a PowerPoint for the 10 day unit and handouts to accompany the presentation.
This is a fully copyrighted unit. The following components are included:
~ Day by Day guide to use with students.
~ Turn and Talk and Quickwrite opportunities to enhance thinking
~ Hands on activities listed
~ Connection to math (with cooking of Pueblo Oven Bread)
~ Reading strategies: Connections and Asking Questions
~ Writing: Biography Wax Museum
~ Grammar: Verbs and Pronouns
~ Goal Setting
~ Vocabulary Assessments
~ Comprehension connections
~ Compare and Contrast to other texts
~ Theme 9 Study Guide
In the district we used this program in, we gave the theme assessment in the beginning as a pretest and then at the end again as a post test. This is how goals were set for each theme.