Through Nathaniel Benchley’s tale of the American Revolution from a young boy’s eyes, students will learn:
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: Cause and effect, similes, metaphors, mood.
Moral Lessons and Character Values: Anger, fear, justice, freedom and responsibility.
Activities and Writing Assignments: Timelines, maps, poetry, crossword, history, cooking, journal, hat, Declaration of Independence, Liberty Bell, our American freedoms.
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, Sam the Minuteman by Nathaniel Benchley.
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!