Historical (fiction), 1,600 words, Level Y (Grade 5)
Westward Journey is a charming story that gives insight into the perilous lives of the brave pioneers who left the safety and familiarity of home to find a better life in the West. After an especially frightening event, two youngsters, Jessie and Bessie, forge a friendship that they hope will make the long and demanding journey a little easier.
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Make, revise, and confirm predictions
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use commas to separate dialogue
Identify and use hyphenated compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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