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The 24-page Cluster Unit for Three Award-winning African American books includes
Junebug by Alice Mead,
The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson, and
Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson.
Uncle Jed's Barbershop and Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt are included.

You will find this to be the highest quality unit available anywhere!

The activity guide for Junebug is focused on resilient child research and includes

  • Resilient Child Research,
  • Feeling Webs,
  • Point of View,
  • Verb Tense,
  • Recording Characters' Responses in Reading Journals,
  • Summarizing the Chapters by identifying main idea and supporting details,
  • social competence multiple choice,
  • A Sense of Purpose and Future,
  • Problem Solving Skills,
  • A Sense of Autonomy in Decision Making,
  • Crossword Puzzle,
  • Writing Prompts, and
  • Answer Keys.

The activity guide for Locomotion includes

  • crossword puzzle,
  • logic puzzle,
  • comparing books,
  • multiple choice comprehension,
  • writing poetry, 
  • reating a timeline mural,
  • writing prompts and
  • answer keys.

The activity guide for The Other Side includes:

  • a crossword puzzle,
  • a deep discussion,
  • Comparing Books,
  • Examining Feelings,
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension, and
  • Answer Keys.


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