This chapter from the memoir of Joseph Plumb Martin, an American Revolutionary soldier, describes Joseph's experiences in the Campaign of 1776.
Written in the vernacular of the time, it provides a rich language experience as well as experience reading a primary source.
Teachers can use this in correlation with teaching social studies, history, and English.
The text is positioned side-by-side with annotated questions.
1. Analyzing text and its significance.
2. Identifying and analyzing figurative language.
3. Vocabulary development.
A constructed response question is included.
A TEST is also provided as well as a complete answer key.
The Campaign of 1776 From Yankee Doodle Boy by Joseph Plumb Martin A Close Reading of a Memoir To Teach Literacy Standards
by Dianne Watson
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License