- Recommended Grade Level:
- Sweden, 1868, New York, Ellis Island
- Study Guide Author:
- Colleen Schreurs
- for the book by:
- Joan Sandin
- Study Guide Page Count:
- 49 pages
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Through Joan Sandin's touching story of Swedish immigrants, students will learn:
Before-You-Read Activities: Ancestry, family tree, country flags, geography and map work, research on steamships, and learning about immigration.
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: Cause and effect, synonyms, action words/verbs, descriptive language.
Moral Lessons and Character Values, such as helping those in need, preparation, importance of God's word, Bible study, God meeting our needs, answer to prayer.
Activities and Writing Assignments including packing a trunk, historical transportation, crossword puzzle, past and present, life on board a ship, word search, illustration study, writing letters, and a cooking center.
Suggestions for Further Reading: We include a wonderful reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, A Long Way to a New Land!
All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian perspective!