Through Elizabeth George Speare’s exciting tale, students will learn:
About the Author: Learn about Elizabeth George Speare.
Background Information: Puritanism and New England colonies.
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: Antonym, synonym, simile, metaphor, characterization, foreshadow, in context, allusion, metaphor, conflict, climax, resolution, theme.
Moral Lessons and Character Values: Self-control, hospitality, care for needy, authority, peace, pride, justice, good vs.bad company.
Activities and Writing Assignments: Mapping, Barbados, Puritans, Quakers, Salem Witch Trials, writing, Connecticut, wordsearch, discussion, poetry.
Suggestions for Further Reading: We include a wonderful reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare.
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!