Activities for Students and Teachers
ACTIVITIES with COMMON CORE STANDARDS :
4.W.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
6.RL.6 Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.
6.RI.9 Compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another.
Teaching Books.Net Guide for May B
The website Teaching Books has created a reading guide for May B. Included is the pronunciation of Caroline Starr Rose, links to the author's websites, and interviews with the author.
Where In The World Are We Reading
Caroline Starr Rose created a fun activity that helps students tie in what they're reading with where it occurs in the world. Included with the activity is a travel log for students to fill out while they read.
TEACHER'S GUIDE for MAY B :
The author of May B, Caroline Starr Rose, has created a teacher's guide all about May B, with activities, reviews, and more. Click on the document below to begin exploring the guide!
Historical Maps of the Great Plains
May lives in the Great Plains in the 1870s. Do the Great Plains then look the same as now? Compare and contrast a historical map of the Great Plains to a current map of the Great Plains.
Current Maps: http://www.unl.edu/plains/about/map.shtml
Historical Maps: http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/greatplains/
Oregon Trail Game
May settlers passed through Kansas on their way out West. Play Oregon Trail, a game that lets you become the pioneer traveling across the country. Many of the problems May experienced happen in this game!
The game is available online, on their mobile app, and on the iPhone.