The novel "The Matchlock Gun" is an excellent way to integrate E.L.A. and social studies!
It is also the winner of the prestigious Newberry Medal for excellence in literature!
The novel covers such engaging topics and themes as:
-colonial settlements (NY)
-culture of colonial life
-and much more!
This companion packet dives briefly into many of these topics and is set up in a kid-friendly format.
This 14-page booklet includes the following:
background information on colonial NY and Colonial Times, comprehension questions for each chapter, higher-level essay questions, a graphic organizer, and some vocabulary.
It is meant to act as a daily reflection on each chapter of this book.
Ready to PRINT and USE!!