This book was designed to be used as a teaching tool for both parents and teachers. Although the story is non-fiction, the history the characters encounter are based on true events and real places. Children will have fun learning about history that happened right in their own backyard!
On these pages we have created some interdisciplinary lesson ideas and activities. They can easily be adapted or modified to meet your specific needs and/or for certain age and grade levels.
"Pine Bush"- Debate (Discussion)
"Monroe"- Compare and Contrast (Science)
"Cornwall"- Reading Center (English/ History)
"Newburgh"- Letter Writing (English)
All- Walking Tour (History)
"Pine Island"- Experimenting and Graphing (Math)
"Woodbury Common"- Sale Price vs. Retail Price (Math)