Monday, November 17, 2008
Free Literature Based Unit Study(Lapbook): The Girl in the Rag Coat by Lauren Mill
"Imagine wearing a coat made from rags. Probably doesn’t sound like something you would see in the latest fashion magazine! Now imagine you are a little girl without a coat and you are given one made with scraps of fabric that played a role in the lives of many of your friends and family. It would be like wrapping yourself in a warm quilt each day. Learn more about this little girl and her rag coat when you read the heartwarming story, “The Rag Coat” by Lauren Mills and complete our newest Project Pack, “The Girl in the Rag Coat.” In this Project Pack, you will find a 6 page guide dedicated to the story, including questions to ask your student, a mini-research guide about quilting, coal mining, Appalachia, and a vocabulary list. Next, you will find 24 hands-on activities that correspond to the story and the guide. What a great way to wrap up your winter studies, with our newest Literature Unit, The Girl in the Rag Coat."
Click here for free download. Grades K-3.
2009 Update: this is no longer free.