Build language arts skills through the wonders of "living" literature! Keep skills within the context of literature, giving children a better understanding of how these concepts actually work, and reinforcing their correct usage. 32 weekly lessons are divided into daily plans, and centered around four book studies: The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner; The Wright Brothers by Augusta Stevenson: Benjamin Franklin by Augusta Stevenson; and The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare. A summary, vocabulary exercises, discussion questions, graphic organizers, student activities, and a review are included for the book studies, as well as "everyday words" section, newspaper, research, journal writing, and creating books units. 244 pages, softcover. Grade 4.
Books Needed to use this Curriculum: The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner / ISBN: 9780807508527 Wilbur and Orville Wright: Young Fliers by Augusta Stevenson / ISBN: 9780020421702 Benjamin Franklin by Augusta Stevenson / ISBN: 9780020419204 The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare / ISBN: 9780440479000