Mannheim Middle School K-U-D Unit Mapping Worksheet - November Subject Area: Reading Grade 7 Unit of Study: Historical fiction Anticipated Length: 4 weeks Know Understand Be Able To Do (Facts, Names, Dates, Information) Students should know... -a working definition for the genre including at least 2 elements or characteristics: stories to portray a time period or convey information about a specific time period or historical event usually from a time period at least 30 years in the past (Concepts, Principles, Generalizations) Students should understand … Skills – written as a verb Students should be able to... Knowledge of history can be extended through the perspective of characters in historical fiction novels and stories. Define in writing or orally the genre of historic fiction including its major characteristics. Historical fiction reveals universal themes in literature. Cite and apply information from nonfiction texts to historic fiction texts. -fictional stories blended with nonfiction events, settings, and people Curriculum is interrelated and subjects build on other subjects. Discriminate between historic fiction and nonfiction materials. -specialized historic fiction text vocabulary Cause and effect play an important part in i.e. orphan train, frontier, adoption, child the sequencing of events through history. labor, abolitionists, free and slave states, etc. -the importance of setting in historical fiction-time and place -cause and effect literary term and how it interrelates historical events Discuss historic fiction books using genre specific vocabulary. Compare and contrast categories of information and ideas from a historical era to its corresponding modern equivalent in the form of sidebar research and judge their value and growth i.e. transportation, education, entertainment, politics, gender roles, careers, fashion, etc. -Pick an appropriate leveled historic fiction novel.