He may be just thirteen, but Jonathan knows he's ready to go to the war against the British. He can handle a gun. He yearns to battle for glory, just like his brother and cousin.
So when Jonathan hears the tavern bell toll, calling men to fight, he runs to join them. He doesn't realize that in just twenty-four hours, his life will be forever altered -- by the war, by his fellow soldiers, and by the terrible choices he must make.
This nine page packet includes no answer key as it is composed to work with your students as you read the novel. It includes 21 questions that can be written directly on the work packet. Page numbers are included as young readers often need markings for their first novel assessment.
Included is an Endurance worksheet that enables the students to feel what it would have been like for Jonathan to carry around that 12 pound musket.
A worksheet of seven questions delves into deeper understanding the what the Hessians did during the Revolutionary War.
A word search puzzle with 13 words to circle is also added.
This packet was a favorite to teach my elementary school students. Don't forget to get on the Avi website for more interesting facts about Avi!!!
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