Use this as a guide to teach historical fiction. This product teaches students to think deeper about the text
~Characteristics of historical fiction (2 pages)
~Analyzing historical context
~While reading, think about...
~Setting (2 pages)
~"Dialogue" (2 pages)
~Characters (2 pages)
~Remember... (review page of teaching points)
~List of time periods and eras (4 pages with pictures)
~Vocabulary in HF page plus example page
~How do you know if the text is historical fiction? - 6 pages (3 are short passages to use as a guide; one with answers)
~11 graphic organizers to use while reading historical fiction books- these can be used while reading picture books or a novel (book clubs or read aloud)
*they focus on
~character choices or decisions and how the time period impacted their choice or decision
~events or situations and how the character reacted and why?
~graphic organizers to teach students to gather important details necessary to understand the lessons the author intended the reader to learn
~Questions I Have- before, during, and after reading
Great resource for teaching historical fiction!
REVISED July 2016