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Streams to the River Unit Study

Explore the internal journal of Sacagawea as she travels with Lewis and Clark through the Streams to the River, River to the Sea Unit Study. Based on the historical fiction narrative by Scott O'Dell, this unit provides reading comprehension and discussion questions, eight maps, vocabulary aids, suggested hands-on activities, literary analysis and more.

Streams to the River Unit Study

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Literature Study Based on Scott O'Dell's novel about Sacagawea

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Reading Comprehension Questions

With each chapter, students can test their knowledge about what they read. Our units use pointer questions which do more than just quiz the readers. They point to the literary elements to focus on character development, themes, symbols and other devices that are often missed in casual reading.

Vocabulary Bookmarks

Vocabulary Book Mark

Our Streams to the River vocabulary word lists provide words and definitions as bookmarks. Words are listed in the order they appear in the text so students follow along as they read.

Maps

Lewis and Clark eastward journey

You can't go on a journey without a map. We provide these eight maps of Sacagawea and the Corp of Discovery which correspond to the story:

Action Plot Diagram

Streams to the River Action Plot

The action plot list summarizes the narrative chapter-by-chapter. Students identify the main action, then keep track of action points on their chart.

Unique Climax and Denouement

So what's the big deal with the action in this story? The climax ends the story, and the mental denouement circles back to the themes and the story's beginning.

A unique feature indeed for those who analyze the architecture of great-stories.

Extra Information

We provide INFORMATION BOXES to give students additional information on these topics:

Digging Deeper Discussion Questions

This book brings up these topics for students to explore:

Themes and Symbols

Streams to the River Theme Word Search

Themes in Streams to the River are analyzed throughout the narrative and reviewed with a Themes and Symbols word search. Relevant themes include:
  • Slavery vs freedom
  • Fate vs Free Will
  • Marriage and culture
  • Hardship
  • Native American Culture

    Buy Streams to the River Unit Study

    Literature Study Based on Scott O'Dell's novel about Sacagawea

    Streams to the River Worksheet Streams to River Teachers Key
    Student Guide AND Teacher's Answer Key Included
    $2.99 Download - 121 pages
    Add to Cart button


    Streams to the River, River to the Sea

    Information on the historical fiction novel about Sacagawea by Scott O'Dell

    Unit Study

    Steams to the River Unit Study
    121 page unit study with chapter activities
    Maps

    Steams to the River Maps
    8 different maps of the Lewis & Clark Expedition
    Vocabulary

    Steams to the River Vocabulary
    Vocabulary lists for each chapter
    Themes

    Streams to the River Themes
    Themes, symbolism, and literary analysis

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