Experience life on the Great Plains in the late 19th century. Learn how one family comes to appreciate the uniqueness of others and the environment. Explore the elements of a story, the characteristics of historical fiction, the features of persuasive writing, and the steps of the writing process.
Each unit contains both parent instruction pages and student activity sheets for ~3 weeks of daily instruction.
This unit is designed to be used in conjunction with the social studies unit The Land but can also be used as a standalone literature unit.