Language Arts Package - The Sign of the Beaver - /Online
Examine the relationship between two boys from different cultures as they come to appreciate each other and learn from one another. Explore how the lives of both the Native Americans and the pioneers were dependent on resources found in their natural environment. Practice research skills, learn new vocabulary, and practice persuasive writing. Review story elements and character development. Write, plan, and direct a movie that incorporates new learning in this online unit.