This unit defines folklore and explains the various types of folklore in reading comprehensions with short-answer questions. The concepts are reviewed with activities including interview suggestions and even role playing fun! The emphasis is on American folklore; this unit is great for a social studies lesson on American culture and traditions.
Chapter-by-chapter comprehension, vocabulary, and writing questions to accompany Richard Peck's Newbery-winning (2000) novel about a Chicago girl who spends a year of the Depression with her intimidating grandmother in a rural town.
Explains the first ten amendments in clear and simple language, then presents a real case (Tinker v. Des Moines) and a hypothetical case to help understand how those amendments work. Excellent review and critical thinking questions.