Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge A Close Read of Letters Home from Yosemite - Section 4: Closure


Students said the author's use of letters and photographs in the narrative "Letters Home from Yosemite" helped to make the narrative more convincing of people's personal experiences with the national park.  I believed I achieved my goal of getting students to see the value of writing letters even in an information age society in which letter writing is becoming a lost art.

  Why Letters?
  Connection to Prior Knowledge: Why Letters?
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A Close Read of Letters Home from Yosemite

Unit 3: This Land is Our Land
Lesson 13 of 17

Objective: SWBAT engage in a discussion about Yosemite National Park through a close read.

Big Idea: Students will discuss the beauty and importance of Yosemite National Park during a close read.

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