The Birchbark House

Explore the vivid world of "The Birchbark House" by Louise Erdrich with this engaging topic pack. Classes can immerse themselves in the life of young Omakayas in the mid-1800s, storyboarding key events from the novel or crafting their own adventures set against this rich historical backdrop. This pack facilitates a deeper understanding of the narrative through exercises aimed at identifying conflicts, analyzing characters, and examining the mood, tone, and essential vocabulary of the story. Apply the keyword #The Birchbark House to access all content from this pack in the Comic Maker.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Wit & Wisdom (K-8) — Wit & Wisdom, Grade 5 Module 1.
  • Amplify CKLA (PK-5) — Amplify CKLA, Grade 5 Unit 8.
  • Into Reading (K-6)