Theme Team Worksheets for The Journal of Sean Sullivan
This set of worksheets provides reading questions and writing tasks that cover five themes (work, corruption, tensions among immigrant groups, conflict with Indians, boomtowns) found in the historical fiction book, The Journal of Sean Sullivan.
These worksheets align to the following Common Core Literacy Standards in History/Social Studies:
RHSS.6-8.2. Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
WHSS.6-8.2. Write informative/explanatory texts.
RHSS.6-8.1. Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
RHSS.6-8.6. Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author's point of view or purpose.
WHSS.6-8.1 Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
Creator | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
Rights | Copyright American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.
Item Type | Worksheet
Cite This document | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, “Theme Team Worksheets for The Journal of Sean Sullivan,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed March 2, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1929.