Lesson 10: Back Home

Getting Started

Questions to Explore

  • How can words be powerful?
  • How can power be used to help people?

Facts and Definitions

  • A maxim is an expression of truth or principle by which to live.

Skills

  • Increase vocabulary by studying author's craft. (LA)
  • Read and interpret a variety of texts. (LA)
  • Ask questions to get information. (LA)
  • Consider the difference among genres. (LA)

Materials

  • Ben and Me by Robert Lawson
  • journal

Introduction

Tell your child that today she will finish the book Ben and Me. Ask her what she has learned from the book and what she has enjoyed most.