Written by Janine H. Sherman
Essentially a complete teacher's guide and novel unit, this LitPlan Teacher Pack includes lesson plans and reproducible student materials for Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson.
20 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. The first assignment is to inform: students write a composition about one of the background topics assigned in Lesson One. The second assignment is to persuade: students will pretend to be Sara Louise Bradshaw and write a persuasive letter to Captain Hiram Wallace convincing him that she equally deserves his widow Trudy's legacy as does her sister Caroline. The third assignment gives students the opportunity to express their personal ideas: students will interview their parents and/or relatives for information regarding their births. They will then write a personal account of the story of their birth.
There is an optional class project (Save the Bay) through which students will gain first-hand knowledge of the challenges facing the Chesapeake Bay and have the opportunity to take part in helping to do something about these problems. This conservation project can be applied towards any watershed area; all activities are universal.
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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