Shadow on the Mountain: Get Interactive and Graphic with History

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Note: Some of my products have some “out there” ideas. Make sure to look at the preview before purchasing. Everyone's classroom is unique and while these lessons work within my classroom, that may not be the case in another’s room.

One of my favorite things to do in English class is to bring the reading of Historical Fiction to life! I've done it with . . .

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Now, in honor of a visiting Author in April, Margi Preus, Wake Up Sunshine is bringing her epic Historical Fiction novel, Shadow on the Mountain to life. This engaging, thought-provoking, and affordable literary guide is filled to the brim with creative ideas to motivate and encourage your students or child and improve their reading comprehension ability. The guide also includes thought-provoking quizzes and creative interactive notebook activities courtesy of my wife from Beach House!

Espen lives a life filled with danger, as he opposes the Nazi invasion of his beloved country. To quote the wonderful song, "Under Pressure" by Queen, Espen knows "it's the terror of knowing what this world is about."

Included in the literary guide:
3 Terms of Use
4-7 Core Standards
8-10 Teaching the Novel
11 Interactive Activities Rubric
12 What is Historical Fiction?
13-15 Pre-reading Survey
16 Vocabulary 1940 - 1941
17 Reader’s Response 1940 - 1941
18-19 Cause/Effect Graphic Organizer
20-21 Interactive (Exposition) 1940 - 1941
22 Quiz 1940 - 1941
23 Vocabulary 1942
24 Reader’s Response 1942
25-26 Description Graphic Organizer
27-28 Interactive (Setting) 1942
29 Quiz 1942
30 Vocabulary 1943
31 Reader’s Response 1943
32-33 Compare/Contrast Graphic Organizer
34-35 Interactive (Character) 1943
36 Quiz 1943
37 Vocabulary 1944
38 Reader’s Response 1944
39-40 Sequence Graphic Organizer
41-42 Interactive (Traits) 1944
43 Quiz 1944
44 Vocabulary 1945
45 Reader’s Response 1945
46-47 Problem/Solution Graphic Organizer
48-49 Interactive (Conflict) 1945
50-51 Interactive (Plot) 1945
52 Quiz 1945
53-54 Biography Cube
55-56 Interactive (Evaluating Literature)
57-63 Narrative Text Poster
64-67 Final Test
68 Book Report Ideas
69 Essay Prompts
70 Under Pressure (Lyric Analysis)
71 Inspiration Through Song
72 Shadow's Fate Song Contest
73-74 Answer Key
75 References

Yes, it's a creative guide for an dangerous journey in the life of Espen. So, let your young readers experience how the human spirit fights against the evil in this world, in this adventurous and inspiring story!

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Shadow on the Mountain: Get Interactive and Graphic with History
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Shadow on the Mountain: Get Interactive and Graphic with History
Shadow on the Mountain: Get Interactive and Graphic with History
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