Lesson Plan

Follow the River

Book Study
Jennifer D.
Media specialist/librarian
Huntington High School
Huntington, WV
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts

Students will be able to...read and discuss Follow the River by James Alexander Thom.

English Language Arts
Social Studies
Grades 11 - 12
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1 Hook

Activity: Conversing

We will read the first chapter of Follow the River together to get the students interested.

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Reading

Read Follow the River.

3 Guided Practice

Follow the paths the Mary Ingles Draper took on her journey.

4 Independent Practice

Use Edmodo to discuss book with others in group.

5 Wrap-Up

Activity: Exploring

Go to Mary Ingles Draper Days at Beech Fork State Park.