The Notorious Benedict Arnold by Steve Sheinkin: A Nonfiction Book Study will bring the American Revolution to life for your students.
Sheinkin's account of Arnold's life has received high acclaim, having won the 2012 Young Adult Library Services Association Award for Excellence in Nonfiction and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Nonfiction in 2011. .
This nonfiction book study will help you guide your students through The Notorious Benedict Arnold and this exciting period of American history.
Features of this unit include:
*A teacher's page with suggestions for using each item in the unit and a list of online resources including portraits of many of the individuals mentioned in the books and information about the battles.
*The twenty-one-page Oral Reading and Discussion Guide which includes a summary of each chapter and one or more discussion question.
*A timeline listing Arnold's Revolutionary War battles
*An outline of Arnold's genealogy
*A forty-word glossary
*Crossword puzzles matching vocabulary words with definitions
*Vocabulary reviews using the words in sentence context
*A vocabulary word search
*A 50-question vocabulary test matching words with definitions and using the words in sentence context
*A short project using the index to gather information about ships
*Questions from the Oral Reading and Discussion Guide formatted for students to use independently
*Finding the Details worksheet with sixty questions
*Benedict Arnold or John André?, an activity in which the students attribute characteristics to each of these figures in history
*Sequence of Events worksheet with five sets of events for students to arrange in chronological order
*Comprehension test with ten matching, ten multiple-choice, and five open response questions
*Answer keys included for all items.
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