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Samuel's Choice - Social Studies Using Children's Literature

Fifth graders read a book about independence, freedom, and slavery. Students create a story map of the book. They research the causes of the Civil War. Students write a newspaper article from the point of view of an American colonist.

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English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
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