How Many Days to America? Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

How Many Days to America? Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Eve Bunting’s story of a family forced to flee their home in the dead of night is one that takes a departure from the traditional immigration story. The stark description of the family’s journey across the Caribbean will keep students on the edge of their seat and provide them with a keen perspective of what it means to be a modern-day pilgrim.

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  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for How Many Days to America?
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Vowels
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book How Many Days to America? by Eve Bunting. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Eve Bunting’s story of a family forced to flee their home in the dead of night is one that takes a departure from the traditional immigration story. The stark description of the family’s journey across the Caribbean will keep students on the edge of their seat and provide them with a keen perspective of what it means to be a modern-day pilgrim.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for How Many Days to America?
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Vowels
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • This set of instructional resources is for use with the book How Many Days to America? by Eve Bunting. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
How Many Days to America?
Book Author:
Eve Bunting
Grade Level:
4
Genre(s):
Realistic Fiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
S
DRA Level:
40
Reading Recovery Level:
40
Theme(s):
Cultural Diversity, Thanksgiving
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Determining Importance:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Making Inferences:
RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Retelling & Summarizing:
RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.6, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Synthesizing:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.7, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Visualizing:
RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.7, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Vocabulary Connections:
L.4.4a, L.4.5c, L.4.6
Word Work:
RF.4.3, RF.4.4
Determining Importance:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6G, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8C, 4.10A, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Making Inferences:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6F, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.8B, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Retelling & Summarizing:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6G, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.8B, 4.8C, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Synthesizing:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.8B, 4.8C, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Visualizing:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6D, 4.6E, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.10C, 4.10D, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
4.7E, 4.7F, 4.3A, 4.3B
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