Little House 

on the 

Prairie

Little House on the Prairie

by: Laura Ingalls Wilder

$810 for 27 weeks

Please purchase the book before the first class. It may be found at Amazon at: Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder $6 paperback on Amazon ISBN-10: 0064400026 ISBN-13: 978-0064400022

 

Teacher

Alisha Schilbe

Ages

7 - 10 years old

   

Sessions

 

Session 1: Historical Context

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will learn about the historical events taking place during the events of “Little House on The Prairie” by reading an excerpt from “Pioneer Girl” Laura Ingalls’s Wilder’s original autobiography that highlights why the family traveled to Kansas.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 1 (Going West)

Session 2: Going West

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss what happened in the chapter and complete the worksheet for Chapter One.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 2 (Crossing the Creek)

 

Session 3: Crossing the Creek

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss what happened in the chapter and complete the worksheet for chapter two.

HOMEWORK:

Read Chapter 3 (Camp on The High Prairie)

Session 4: Camp on the High Prairie

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss chapter three and complete the worksheet.

HOMEWORK:

Read Chapter 4 (Prairie Day)

 

Session 5: Prairie Day

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss what happened in the chapter and complete the worksheet for chapter four.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 5 (The House on the Prairie)

Choose and complete one enrichment activity

Session 6: The House on the Prairie

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss what happened in the chapter and complete the worksheet.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 6 (Moving In)

Explore The Little House on The Prairie Museum website.

 

Session 7: Moving In

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss chapter six and complete the worksheet

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 7 (The Wolf Pack) 

Session 8: The Wolf Pack

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

COMPREHENSION:

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 8 (Two Stout Doors)

Session 9: Two Stout Doors

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 9 (A Fire in the Hearth)

Session 10: A Fire in the Hearth

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 10 (A Roof And A Floor)

Session 11: A Roof And A Floor

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 11 (Indians in the House)

Choose and complete one enrichment activity to complete.

Session 12: Indians in the House

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will begin class by sharing their completed enrichment activities. Students will  then review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet. This class will focus in particular on the different terms and views on Native Americans in both the 1860’s when the book takes place and the 1930’s when the book was written.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 12 (Fresh Water To Drink)

Session 13: Fresh Water To Drink

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 13 (Texas Longhorns)

Session 14: Texas Longhorns

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 14 (Indian Camp)

Choose and complete one enrichment activity to complete.

Session 15: Indian Camp

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will begin class by sharing their completed activities with the class.

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 15 (Fever ‘N ‘Auge )

Read article on the real Doctor Tann.

Session 16: Fever ‘N ‘Auge

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

Students will also discuss the article about Doctor Tann, who comes to the aid of the Ingalls family in this chapter. 

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 16 (Fire in the Chimney)

Choose and complete one enrichment activity to complete.

Session 17: Fire in the Chimney

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will begin class by sharing their completed enrichment activities.

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet. 

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 17 (Pa Goes to Town)

Session 18: Pa Goes to Town

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet. 

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 18 (The Tall Indian)

Session 19: The Tall Indian

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet. 

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 19 (Mr. Edwards Meets Santa Claus)

Session 20: Mr. Edwards Meets Santa Claus 

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet. 

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 20 (A Scream in the Night)

Choose and complete one enrichment activity to complete.

Session 21: A Scream in the Night

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet. 

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 21 (Indian Jamboree)

Read Handout on the Osage Tribe excerpted from “Pioneer Girl”.

Session 22: Indian Jamboree

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

Students will complete the handout on the Osage tribe and how they are represented throughout the book so far.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 22 (Prairie Fire)

Session 23: Prairie Fire

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 24 (Indian War Cry)

Session 24: Indian War Cry

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 25 (Indians Ride Away)

Choose and complete one enrichment activity to complete.

Session 25: Indians Ride Away

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will begin class by sharing their completed enrichment activities.

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet. 

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 26 (Soldiers)

Choose and complete one enrichment activity to complete.

Session 26: Soldiers

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will begin class by sharing their completed enrichment activities.

HOMEWORK

Read Chapter 27 (Going Out)

Session 27: Going Out

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review and discuss the chapter and complete the worksheet.

We will then discuss our feelings and thoughts on the book as a whole.

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