Age 9-11 Year at a Glance
The Age 9-11 level of Moving Beyond the Page is structured around four 9-week concepts. Each of these concepts is made up of three literature units and three science and social studies units. Each unit contains about 10 lessons and a final project.
You will do two lessons each day: one in science and social studies and one in language arts. Start with the first concept. When you finish it move on to the second.
Here is a list of the concepts in the order you will complete them along with the associated books.
Science and Social Studies Units
Concept 1: Relationships
My America: A Poetry Atlas of the United States by Lee Bennett Hopkins
R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
Cut From the Same Cloth by Robert D. San Souci
Concept 2: Diversity and Interdependence
The Cay by Theodore Taylor
Immigrant Kids by Russell Freedman
Walking with Henry: Based on the Life and Works of Henry David Thoreau by Thomas Locker
Concept 3: Discovery and Survival
The New Americans by Betsy Maestro
You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Colonist by Jacqueline Morley
How We Crossed the West: The Adventures of Lewis and Clark by Rosalynn Schanzer
Concept 4: Systems
Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman
SMARTLAB: Squishy Human Body by Lucille M. Kayes