This packet contains a mini-unit using “Tapenum’s Day: A Wampanoag Indian Boy in Pilgrim Times,” by Kate Water. This is a great resource for Thanksgiving time or a unit on colonial life. It contains:
Sequence Organizer – Take notes on how the character spends his day.
Character Organizer – Take notes on what the character wears, has, and does.
Informational Writing 1 –Compare and contrast the characters to yourself.
Narrative Writing – Write about what your life would be like if you lived when Tapenum did.
Opinion Writing – Write about whether you
would want to live when Tapenum did or not.
Check out these complimentary units:
On the Mayflower
Sarah Morton and Samuel Eaton's Day