Dig into this Louisiana and pirate-themed Unit for SS or ELA/Close Reading! This unit is designed to incorporate the rigor and excitement of discovery through close reading with the intrigue of pirates and the mystery of the unlikely US ally -- Jean Lafitte.
In this all inclusive unit, students engage with grade level texts to answer focus questions like:
In what ways was Jean Lafitte a pirate?
In what ways was Jean Lafitte a privateer?
In what ways was Jean Lafitte a patriot?
Who is Jean Lafitte and why is he famous?
This print and go unit incorporates all CCSS RL, RI and SL standards. Appropriate for 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. Writing intensive -- but in a fun and engaging way.
This fully prepped unit is ready to print and go. Includes:
- 10 teacher lesson plans
- 10 student lesson handouts
- ELL and lower level reading support handouts
- 'Extra Pack' reading packet and response packet for Independent Research Work
- All required readings and excerpts (2 levels of same texts for differentiated learning)
- Rubrics and Exemplars for written assessments
These 10 lessons are designed to take approximately 6 weeks (60 minutes per session) but you may adjust pacing to suit your needs.
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