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Narcissa Whitman and the Westward Movement

  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 3-5
  • Guided Reading Level: O-T
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 3.5
  • ISBN: 9781433305429
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 920
  • Pages: 32
Description
When two missionaries set up a program to teach their Christian ways to local Cayuse and Nez Perce tribes, they face a violent tribal resistance. Act out this historical script and uncover the tension surrounding the Westward Movement. This script includes roles written at various reading levels, allowing teachers to implement differentiation and English language learner strategies into their instruction. This feature allows teachers to assign each role based on their students' individual reading levels, encouraging everyone to get involved in the same activity. Whether students are struggling or proficient readers, they can all gain confidence in their reading fluency and feel successful. By performing together, students will also practice interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures while storytelling. With an accompanying poem and song to give readers additional fluency practice, this script is a dynamic resource sure to engage a classroom of varied readers.

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