Karen Hesse


  • Aug 6 2010 2:30 PM

    Susanne Melton


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This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Karen Hesse, who has authored a number of works of historical fiction that bring history alive for young readers. A classroom activity is featured in which students write original short works of historical fiction in verse format, modeling the style Hesse used to write "Out of the Dust." Links to related lesson plans and Web resources, along with a list of related texts, are also found here.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, United States History, Writing Strategies, Literature, History-Social Science