Study Guides and Lesson Plans for "Johnny
About Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes:
Winner of the 1944 Newbery Medal. Great
reading for kids, especially young boys, helping make American History exciting and
Johnny Tremain tells the turbulent, passionate times in
Boston just before the American Revolutionary War. Johnny, a young apprentice silversmith,
is caught up in a dramatic involvement with James Otis, John Hancock,and John and Samuel
Adams in the exciting currents and undercurrents that were to lead to the Boston Tea Party
and the Battle of Lexington -- and finally, a touching resolution of Johnny's personal
life. Johnny Tremain is historical fiction at its best, portraying Revolutionary Boston as
a living drama, through the shrewd eyes of an observant boy.
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Johnny Tremain LitPlans on CD
Complete lesson plans for teaching Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes. Includes
introduction to the unit, unit objectives, reading assignments, unit outline, study
questions (short answer), study/quiz questions (multiple choice), vocabulary worksheets,
daily lessons planned, related nonfiction reading assignment, oral reading evaluation,
biographical info about the author, three detailed writing assignments (inform, persuade,
personal opinion), vocabulary review games & activities, unit review games &
activities, at least one group activity assignment, discussion questions on all levels
(factual, critical, interpretive, personal response), 2 short answer unit tests, 2
multiple choice unit tests, 1 advanced short answer unit test, unit and vocabulary
crossword puzzles, unit and vocabulary extra worksheets & games, bulletin board ideas,
ready-to-copy student materials, answer keys, and more! CD-ROM: 151 pages
Johnny Tremain Study Guide CD-ROM
This study guide provides easy-to-use, reproducible lessons on literary terms, comprehension and analysis, critical thinking, related scriptural principles, vocabulary, and activities, plus a complete answer key.
Examines issues from a Christian perspective. Excellent for private schools and home study. Also an excellent reference for public school teachers, but biblical references may have to be removed.
This CD-ROM version of the study guide is a .pdf file, printable from PCs or Macs using Adobe Acrobat Reader. Using the CD, teachers may print out the pages they wish to use for handouts, rather than make photocopies from the booklet. The CD-ROM is not interactive.
A Study Guide for Using Johnny Tremain in the classroom...
This study guide is filled with a variety of cross-curricular
lessons for Johnny Tremain to do before, during, and after reading the book. This
reproducible book includes sample plans, author information, vocabulary building ideas,
cross-curriculum activities, sectional activities and quizzes, unit tests, and many ideas
for culminating and extending the novel. 48 pages.
Johnny Tremain Puzzle Pack (Print Copy)
Grades 7-9. Here's a whole manual full of puzzles, games, and worksheets related to Johnny Tremain. It includes: 1 Unit word list & clues 4 Unit fill in the blank worksheets 4 Unit multiple choice worksheets 4 Unit magic squares 4 Unit word searches 4 Unit crosswords 32 Unit bingo cards 1 Vocabulary word list & definitions 4 Vocabulary fill in the blank worksheets 4 Vocabulary matching worksheets 4 Vocabulary magic squares worksheets 4 Vocabulary word searches 4 Vocabulary crosswords 4 Vocabulary juggle letter review worksheets 1 Master set of vocabulary flash cards 32 Vocabulary bingo cards Answer keys to all worksheets & puzzles Unit words are character names, symbols, places, etc. Vocabulary words are chosen from the book and are the same words used in the LitPlan
Johnny Tremain (Esther Forbes): Teacher guide (Novel units)
This time-saving, easy-to-use teacher guide includes inspiring lesson plans which provide a comprehensive novel unit--the legwork is already done for you! The guide incorporates essential reading, writing and thinking practice.
Disney's Classic Film of Johnny Tremain: