Studying Pilgrims? This Thanksgiving-themed mini-book is great to use as a literacy center, for small group instruction, or as a substitute lesson.
Students will gain experience reading historical fiction and providing text-dependent evidence.
This mini-book is three entries in the diary of a gender neutral Pilgrim. Concepts covered are working hard, family values, and the first Thanksgiving.
Practice and assessment pages in the book include:
Making an outline
Draw it and Explain it
Reading comprehension multiple choice and short answer
Main idea and inferencing multiple choice and short answer
Pilgrim Punctuation: 4 Types of Sentences
Mayflower Munchies Fun page
Narrative writing practice: Write the next diary entry
This mini book provides lots of opportunities for differentiation among varied proficiency levels within one class.
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How about the bundle? Diary Bundle
Here is the answer key: Diary of a Pilgrim Answer Key
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