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Ox-Cart Man, The – Study Guide

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CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER 1980, READING RAINBOW BOOK.

Ox-Cart Man is a simple and rhythmic story of a man who fills his ox-cart with all the goods his family has produced over the last year and takes them to market. After selling everything, including his cart and his ox, he buys a few items and walks home. The book traces a year in the life of a New England farm family in the 1800’s. The values of hard work, patience, family, and contentment are woven throughout the story.

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Description

Through Donald Hall’s charming story, students will learn:

Historical Background: Learn about the early American colonies and the New Hampshire Turnpike and about the daily life of an early American farmer.

Author & Illustrator Biography: Learn about Donald Hall and Barbara Cooney, their lives, and their other works.

Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.

Literary Techniques:  Synonyms.

Moral Lessons and Character Values: Work as if for God, be industrious not lazy, doing things when the time is right, good advice from parents, planning ahead.

Activities and Writing Assignments: Mapping, seasons, farm products and crafting, storytelling, monthly jobs, weather journaling, wordsearch, cooking, art, weaving.

Suggestions for Further Reading:  We include an in-depth reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall.

All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian perspective!

Features and Benefits of the study guide

Printed Workbook Format

  • Large 8.5×11 format is convenient to read and easy on the eyes
  • Every question has plenty of whitespace for student’s answers
  • Encourages neat and clean handwriting practice
  • Easily transports without the need for a laptop or other expensive equipment
  • Provides a permanent record of the student’s work
  • Convenient, removable answer key included for the teacher!
Recommended Grade Level: 1-3
Setting: New Hampshire, 1832
Workbook ISBN: 978-1-58609-309-9
CD ISBN: 978-1-58609-532-1
Study Guide author: Rebecca Gilleland
for the book by: Donald Hall
Study Guide Page Count: 28 pages

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × .5 in
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Publisher

Progeny Press

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