Great historical fiction novel to challenge students in upper elementary and middle school to think critically and deeply about this young girl ahead of her time! Questions prompt deep thinking, lively discussion, and analysis of text. Vocabulary and reading strategies are an important part of the study guide.
Students start by researching women's fashions and behavioral expectations in the early 1800's to set the background for the unexpected behavior of the protagonist in this novel by Avi.
The packet includes everything you'll need for your students to read The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
independently, in small groups, or in literature circles. Skills included:
* Understanding Goals
* Knowledge Goals
* Essential Questions
* Text Analysis
* Point of View
* Vocabulary - Tier II
* Scene Development - foreshadowing, mood, symbolism
* Text Complexity
* Building Background Knowledge
* Final project
* Teacher's Guide with answer key
Aligned with Common Core standards for Literature, Informational Text, and Writing.
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