Written byMary B. Collins
Essentially a complete teacher's guide and novel unit, this LitPlan Teacher Pack includes lesson plans and reproducible student materials for I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven.
16 Daily Lessons
Short answer study questions
Multiple choice quiz questions
Vocabulary worksheets for each reading assignment
3 detailed writing assignments
Individual and group activities
Critical thinking discussion questions
5 unit tests (2 short answer, 2 multiple choice, 1 advanced)
Review puzzles & games
Bulletin board ideas
Reproducible student materials
A Few Additional Notes
There are three writing assignments in this unit, each with the purpose of informing, persuading, or expressing personal opinions. The detailed writing assignment sheets guide students through the assignments. In the first assignment students write their opinions about the assimilation of minority cultures into a dominant culture. The second assignment is to inform: students write a composition in which they state what they will say in their oral reports related to their research assignment. The third assignment is to persuade: students write a letter their congressman persuading him/her to either push for or go against the idea that minority cultures should keep their own languages as a predominant language in the areas where they have large populations.
In the research assignment, students are divided into three research groups: Group 1 researches Northwestern Indian tribes and cultures, Group 2 researches current affairs relating to Indian tribes, and Group 3 researches animals in Indian cultures.
These materials are geared for whole class use but are very easily adapted for independent study work, lit circles or book groups, home school use, or tutoring. If you have never taught this book before, this manual will give you a great foundation of materials on a variety of levels. If you have taught this book before, you might like to know that many veteran teachers have told us they have found our LitPlan Teacher Pack manuals to be much more thorough and more helpful than other materials they have used.
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