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Grades 3 – 6 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Using the book The Tale of Despereaux, students look a closer look at medieval times to see if the novel accurately portrays this time in history. Looking at key sections of the book, students will use the Compare and Contrast Guide and Map to help them decipher between fact and fiction.
Grades 3 – 5 | Activity & Project
Children watch the nighttime sky come alive as the read a book about fascinating elements in the night and write a poem/story about the things they learn!