Strawberry Girl: Lesson 5

Uniting the Slaters and Boyers

  1. SS.A.2.2.3 - Students understand various aspects of family life, structures, and roles in different cultures and in many eras
  2. SS.A.6.3.3 - Students will know the significant individuals, events, and social, political and economic characteristics of different time periods in Florida’s history

Objectives:                                         

  • Students will interpret literature to understand that there are differing points of view
  • Students will apply the steps in the decision making process to historic situations
  • Students will analyze causes and effect
  • Students will identify symbolism of a quote
  • Students will interpret information
  • Students will use artifacts and primary sources to acquire information about Cracker life in the 1890s
  • Students will interpret information in visuals

Materials:       

  • Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski – Chapters 8-15.
  • Strawberry Girl Journal

Time: Four fifty minute classes

Procedures:

Setting: Classroom

Day 1

  1. Read chapters 8 & 9
  2. Complete journal entries for chapters 8 & 9

Day 2

  1. Read chapters 10 & 11
  2. Complete journal entries for chapters 10 & 11

Day 3

  1. Read chapters 12 & 13
  2. Complete journal entries for chapters 12 &13

Day 4

  1. Read chapters 14 & 15
  2. Complete journal entries for chapters 14 & 15

Evaluation:

  1. Completed journal entries for chapters 8-15.