Novel Units - The Sign of the Beaver Teacher Guide Grades 6-8

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Teacher Guides

Teacher guides provide the framework for the novel, including any background information necessary to prepare students for the text. Discussion questions help you delve into the novel's plot, conflict, theme, and character motivations/interactions. Plus, they're designed to elicit student thought, discussion, and participation!

Time-saving, inspiring lesson plans provide a comprehensive novel unit—created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you. The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, higher-order reading, writing, and thinking activities.

  • 32+ pages

  • Summary

  • "About the Author"

  • Character list

  • Background information

  • Initiating activities

  • Vocabulary activities (Gr.1–8)

  • Discussion questions and answers

  • Graphic organizers

  • Writing ideas

  • Literary analysis

  • Post-reading discussion questions

  • Cross-curriculum extension activities

  • Assessment Scoring rubric

  • Glossary ( Gr. 9-12)

See also Student Packet10037 #

 Novel Units - The Sign of the Beaver Teacher Guide Grades 6-8

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Although he faces responsibility bravely, thirteen-year-old Matt is more than a little apprehensive when his father leaves him alone to guard their new cabin in the wilderness. When a renegade white stranger steals his gun, Matt realizes he has no way to shoot game or to protect himself. When Matt meets Attean, a boy in the Beaver clan, he begins to better understand their way of life and their growing problem in adapting to the white man and the changing frontier. Sign of the Beaver #1356 .

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