Through Johann David Wyss’ imaginative and fascinating adventure, students will learn:
About the Author: Learn about Johann David Wyss.
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: Characterization, cause and effect, synonym, antonym, allusion, in context, dictionary, anthropomorphism, simile, metaphor, understatement, foreshadow, paraphrase, point of view, conflict, protagonist, antagonist, complications, resolution, theme, literary contrivance.
Moral Lessons and Character Values: God’s help, prayer, contentment, Sabbath, work, provision, pride, strength, optimism, pessimism, perseverance, independence, honor parents, encouragement.
Activities and Writing Assignments: Research papers, geography, discussion groups, sailing, botany, journaling, shipwreck project, art, field trip, movies.
Suggestions for Further Reading: We include a wonderful reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books and movies that tie in with, or are similar to, Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss.
All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian worldview!
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!