Turn Homeward, Hannalee by Patricia Beatty is a historical fiction novel about a mill worker and her family during the end of the American Civil War. Hannalee is taken by the Yankees to work in northern mills and she must do everything she can over the course of year to fulfill her promise to her mother that she would return and reunite the family.
These activities include:
Text dependent questions for all ten chapters
Six pages for making inferences about characters
Main idea anchor chart
Chapter titles main idea activities
Supporting detail activity
Figurative language quick sheet covering similes, metaphors, personification, alliteration, and onomatopoeia
Figurative language hunt
Where in the world is Hannalee Reed math activity for coordinate planes and ordered pairs
Slang word/phrase glossary
These questions and activities are great for independent study, guided reading discussions, literature circles, centers, or whole class instruction.
A perfect fit for fourth or fifth graders studying the Civil War!