Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski

By Lois Lenski

Mary Jemison has been captured by way of a Shawnee conflict get together! How will she continue to exist? while twelve-year-old Mary Jemison and her family members are captured via Shawnee raiders, she's certain they'll all be killed. as a substitute, Mary is separated from her siblings and traded to 2 Seneca sisters, who undertake her and make her one in all their very own. Mary misses her domestic, however the tribe is variety to her. She learns to plant plants, make clay pots, and stitch moccasins, simply because the different contributors do. Slowly, Mary realizes that the Indians should not the monsters she believed them to be. while Mary is given the opportunity to come to her international, will she are looking to go away the tribe that has turn into her relatives?

This Newbery Honor e-book relies at the actual tale of Mary Jemison, the pioneer referred to as the "White girl of the Genesee." This book gains an illustrated biography of Lois Lenski together with infrequent photographs and never-before-seen files from the author's property.

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2. Write each letter in the words “the playground” on separate small pieces of paper. 3. Explain to your child that the letters in the words the and playground can be used to make new words. 4. Provide the following clues and help your child use the letters to make the correct words. Ask your child to write the words on the paper under “the playground”. indd 30 5/26/10 8:39 AM • A word that describes what you can do for fun with your friends. (play) • Where you plant seeds. (ground) • What you do when you use money to buy something.

Pound) • What you do when you get in bed. (lay) • Something you use to carry things (like your food in the lunchroom). (tray) • The color made by mixing white and black. (gray) • Something you use to clean things. (rag) • The part of your body that has hair, ears, and a face. (head) • What you do when you look at the words and pictures in a book. (read) • The shape of a circle. (round) Fluency: Choral Reading 1. Reread the story with your child at least two more times while your child tracks the print by running a finger under the words as they are read.

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