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My Brother Sam is Dead activities


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What activities have you used with this book? It's for a 5th grade class, and we are doing the Rev. War along with it.



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I have done lit. circles with this book...using RT strategies. It has worked really well. I also have had them do a half way through project. I gave them the "100 alternatives to book reports" list and let them choose (with some of my assistance) a project to do. It's been a lot of fun. I also found a webquest that has a final project activity (I can't remember the link...I just type webquest in a search engine, and then, once I'm there, search for MBSID).

Hope this helps! :-)


Can you please tell me if your class is enjoying this book. I have hear alot about it from other teachers on line. I have never read the book, but I am looking forward to reading it during spring break. I talked to another 5th grade teacher at my school, who told me not to teach it as a novel next year because the information on the war is too difficult for 5th graders to understand. Please let me know if your class likes the novel.
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