Blog Post - Have you ever tried book clubs before? Are you integrating you social studies concepts into your reading block? This post will explain how to cover loads of ELA standards and social studies content too. Students leave book clubs with an understanding of a time period in history that's deeper than any textbook can offer, and they've authentically used ELA skills and strategies in a real life situation. #wildaboutfifthgrade
Prisoner B-3087 is based on a true story of a young Jewish boy who survives an unbelievable odyssey through a series of Nazi concentration camps. As a side note, I learned in the afterward that he moves to the US after the war, marries--and is drafted to fight in the Korean War. And comes back from that too. A real life Odysseus.