Fly Away Home, by Patricia Hermes Lit Link Grades 4-6

EBOTM14128

$13.00 USD

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  • Author : Nutbrown, Penny

When Amy's mother dies she moves to a farm in Ontario to live with her father. One day Amy finds a nest of goose eggs. When the animal agent threatens to have the flock's wings clipped, Thomas and Amy decide to help the geese migrate south.

Reproducible chapter questions plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross-curricular activities, complete with answer key. 64 pages.

A novel by Patricia Hermes.

EXPECTATIONS:

Language:
The students will:
  • use language effectively to communicate their ideas, clarify their points of view, and respond to the views of others.
  • use a wide range of media texts as sources of information.
  • compare the ways in which different media present the same topic or story.
Science and Technology:
The students will:
  • describe the properties of living and non-living things and relate them to form and function in natural and human-made environments.
  • describe cycles found in the world and explain their significance.
  • describe environmental cause-and-effect relationships that occur on regional and global scales, explain how and why they occur, and suggest possible solutions to environmental problems.
  • describe some natural functions that occur in their local bioregion.
  • gather information from various sources, make decisions based on the information, and communicate decisions, using appropriate methods.
  • evaluate ways in which living things are used/treated in society.
  • assess environmental problems in the school or community and prepare and implement an action plan to address them.
Arts:
The students will:
  • select appropriate materials and use them effectively to produce work in the arts.
  • select and use appropriate techniques to communicate in the arts through polished work.
Self and Society:
The students will:
  • use advocacy skills to promote environmental awareness in the school and community.
  • present a case for a particular position on a local, national or global issue, basing the case on research.
  • engage in, and describe their responses to, recreational activities in natural environments.
  • analyze the interconnectedness among natural and human-made aspects of a system or process, and, suggest ways in which changes to any aspect will affect the other aspects.
  • use a wide range of forms and media to report on research.




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