Book Club: Little House on the Prairie Books 7-9
Over 4 weeks, Little Town on the Prairie, These Happy Golden Years, and The First Four Years will be discussed and have the historical context better understood through this book club.
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Once per week
over 3 weeks
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per learner - per class
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During this class, students will have the chance to share their thoughts and feelings about these books just as in a traditional book club. However, students will also be lead through a better understanding of some unfamiliar terms and historical context surrounding these books. The historical context will include food preservation, planting and harvesting, and how their lives differ from ours. I love to use discussion for students to better understand the material within the Little House on...
Students will need to read on their own time before each weekly class: "Little House on the Prairie" by Laura Ingalls Wilder "These Happy Golden Years" by Laura Ingalls Wilder "The First Four Years" by Laura Ingalls Wilder
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
These books are written from a pioneer's prospective and include some negative thoughts towards Native Americans. I believe that the books move Laura and her mother's negative thoughts towards Native Americans in a healthier direction following the example of Laura's father and that should be highlighted. My goal with addressing this would be a to show how prejudice can develop easily when misunderstanding and misinformation is present.
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I have over 14 years of education experience working with students anywhere from preschool age to college aged students. I worked with large groups in private and public school classrooms and smaller groups in our church's student and youth...