Unit Plan

Frontier Explorers Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

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The last read-aloud anthology in the series showcases frontier explorers. First graders listen to texts about Daniel Boone, crossing the Appalacian Mountains, Lewis and Clark, dangers on the prairie, and more. After reading, pupils discuss the story and complete word work. Each lesson comes with extension activities for the classroom and home.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Make take-home materials or in-class assignments optional
  • Align the unit with a related social studies unit
Classroom Considerations
  • The final unit in a series of 11 by Core Knowledge for first graders
  • Requires projection to view images
  • Set aside ample time to make copies and gather other materials 
  • Provides culminating activities and assessment opportunities 
  • The unit comes with a table of contents, a standards alignment chart, calendar, and lesson overviews
  • None