The River Between Us
Richard Peck

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(+)  Novel Cover Prediction

(+)  Reasons for Teaching Novel

(+)  Research the wars!

(+)  Using Maps

(+)  Historical Fiction Genre

(+)  Foreshadowing

(+)  Family Trees and Timelines

(+)  Mini Research Project

(+)  Creative Writing: Viewpoint

(+)  Drawing Assignment: Envisioning Environment

(+)  A Note on the Story

(+)  Interview with a Relative

(+)  Culture Day

(+)  Creative Writing: Using Historical Fiction

(+)  The Relative Debate


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