This is a two-week literature study for the book titled The Long Way to a New Land, by Joan Sandin. In this historical fiction book, Carl Erik's family faces starvation in Sweden in 1868. This is the first book in a 3-book series.
Note: Most mini-guides for beginners are for 1st-3rd graders, but this guide is for 2nd-4th graders because those are the levels that are stated on the front of the book. The book can also be read aloud to younger students.
The mini-guide contains ten sections that include vocabulary exercises, discussion questions, reading activities, life application/Bible connections, and a complete answer key.
This interactive guide enables parents/teachers to facilitate an oral discussion of this book, but it only provides space for one student to complete fill-in-the-blank activities. Reproducibles are available:
Mini-Guide for Beginners: The Long Way to a New Land Reproducibles
The reproducibles contain all of the fill-in-the-blank activities; after you purchase one set of reproducibles, you may make a copy for each of your students.
A mini-guide and reproducibles are also available for the second book in this series; the mini-guide for this second book contains one page of activities/links for the third book (At Home in a New Land):
Mini-Guide for Beginners: The Long Way Westward
Mini-Guide for Beginners: The Long Way Westward Reproducibles
A free item is also available for these three books:
The Long Way Game Boards and Activities
Mini-guides were designed for homeschoolers, but can be used in co-ops and schools. For more information about Mini-Guides, check the mini-guide page of the CNS website:
Mini-Guides by Christian Novel Studies
Mini-Guide for Beginners: The Long Way to a New Land
by Christian Novel Studies
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