Hooray for Historical Fiction! – Historical fiction books

Hooray for Historical Fiction! is part of Historical fiction books, Historical fiction, Mentor texts, Picture book, History books, Classroom books – I absolutely L O V E Historical Fiction! As I was getting my unit ready, I asked some friends what resources for Historical Fiction they would like to see and the results were The Civil War Immigration to the US World War II and the 1960’s What luck! Those are my favorite time periods to teach about! So I will break down my resources today by time period I start out (obviously) by talking about what historical fiction is and how we will be talking about it Then I begin with a read aloud mentor text There are so many to choose from! Choose one that aligns with the time period you study or just one that you and your kiddos will enjoy Here’s a link I found on Pinterest with some examples As you read, have the kids jot down on sticky notes or in their reading journals what they notice while you are reading With younger students, you can do this together after you read the book Then use their ideas and sort them into things that are real facts about the historical period and which are fictional details the author added to make the story interesting You can also create a timeline of events from the story Once student are familiar with these strategies, they can move on to work in book clubs or independently Here are some other ideas to use with your students Copies of all my anchor charts are provided in the handout below A couple of my friends have great resources to help with teaching Historical Fiction too From Meg has this great Book Study Unit that you can use with any Historical Fiction book And Jen Bengel has these great grade level aligned resources Here is a link I found with awesome picture prompts for writing about historical fiction READ WRITE THINK also has some great lessons! Now for some amazing BOOKS to use in your classrooms You can check out the books in more detail by clicking on the links in the widgets below each section The Civil War I Survived books and The Magic Treehouse are ALWAYS hits with my class! Amazon com Widgets Immigration to the US Amazon com Widgets World War II 1940’s This is one of my favorite time periods to study about Lots of great connections to be made between the victims of the Holocaust and the Japanese in the Internment camps Amazon com Widgets The 1960’s Civil Rights Amazon com Widgets I personally love to read historical fiction too that’s probably why I enjoy teaching it so much Here are a few of my favorites that I have read lately Amazon com Widgets Here’s a link to my Pinterest Board with these and MORE resources for teaching Historical Fiction Follow Confessions of aTeaching Junkie’s board Historical Fiction on Pinterest For copies of my anchor charts and links to other resources, Click on the image below Head on over to Carla’s blog and check out the other Historical Fiction Posts! Happy Thursday!

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