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JUST PLAIN FANCY by Patricia Polacco: READING LESSONS & EXTENSION ACTIVITIES

By: Elly Elementary

A unit of study on Patricia Polacco’s “Just Plain Fancy” immerses students in a heartwarming tale of the Amish way of life, highlighting the story of a young girl who is both captivated and perplexed by her Amish neighbors. Throughout the unit, students would explore the themes of community, simplicity, and cultural diversity, delving into the contrast between modern society and the Amish lifestyle. Through engaging discussions, activities, and literary analysis, students would gain a deeper appreciation for the value of tradition, the power of friendship, and the beauty of embracing differences, while also developing critical reading and empathy-building skills.

 

THIS 68 PAGE READY TO USE UNIT INCLUDES:

 

  • VOCABULARY WORK
  • WORD SEARCH & ANSWERS
  • GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
  • READING COMPREHENSION
  • WRITING PROMPTS
  • COMPARE/CONTRAST 
  • RESEARCH THE AMISH
  • WRITE A COOKBOOK 
  • FUN ACTIVITIES

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A unit of study on Patricia Polacco’s “Just Plain Fancy” immerses students in a heartwarming tale of the Amish way of life, highlighting the story of a young girl who is both captivated and perplexed by her Amish neighbors. Throughout the unit, students would explore the themes of community, simplicity, and cultural diversity, delving into the contrast between modern society and the Amish lifestyle. Through engaging discussions, activities, and literary analysis, students would gain a deeper appreciation for the value of tradition, the power of friendship, and the beauty of embracing differences, while also developing critical reading and empathy-building skills.

 

THIS 68 PAGE READY TO USE UNIT INCLUDES:

 

  • VOCABULARY WORK
  • WORD SEARCH & ANSWERS
  • GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
  • READING COMPREHENSION
  • WRITING PROMPTS
  • COMPARE/CONTRAST 
  • RESEARCH THE AMISH
  • WRITE A COOKBOOK 
  • FUN ACTIVITIES

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JUST PLAIN FANCY by Patricia Polacco: READING LESSONS & EXTENSION ACTIVITIES