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The Uninvited Guests

Teacher Guide ~ Unit Five


Overview A
Day A1      Day A2
Day A3      Day A4
Project A   
Review A    KEY
Validation of Learning   KEY

Overview B
Day B1      Day B2
Day B3      Day B4
Project B   
Review B  KEY
Validation of Learning B   KEY

Overview C
Day C1       Day C2
Day C3       Day C4
Project C  
Review C   KEY
Validation of Learning C

Overview D
Day D1       Day D2
Day D3       Day D4
Review D on Day D4   KEY
Validation of Learning

Finale Project - Special Dinner served by students

Time:  4 Weeks         Theme:  Developing Lifelong Guidelines
  • The 13 colonies, trial of Anne Hutchinson, free enterprise, slavery, French & Indian War.
  • Life of Christ and death of John the Baptist.
  • Design principles
  • Demonstrations (Project C)
  • Writing--friendly & business letters; and a character sketch. 
  • Students may write personal invitations to the Thanksgiving meal.
  • Week A - Letter writing
  • Week C - 13 Colony Samplers and Demonstration
  • Weeks B & C - Character Sketch of an indentured servant

Unit Finale:  Serve a Thanksgiving meal for the senior members of your church or some other community group who would appreciate it.  Students can provide a short program as well as be servers, greeters, etc.  Home & School or parents might donate food and help with cooking!

Bulletin Board Ideas:
  • Jesus must increase, and I must decrease.
  • If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
  • It is not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
  • Every person is the architect of his own character.
  • The behavior in those around me does not excuse my behavior.
  • Leave no question in anyone's mind as to where you stand.     
    ---L. Aldin Porter
WB01512_.gif (115 bytes) Supplies Needed:
  • Day A2 - Hide money or something of value for object lesson
  • Day A4 - Magazine or newspaper picture of a famous person.  Also food coloring and a glass pie plate or pan.
  • Day B3 - Masking tape line on the floor
  • Day C1 - Lights off in classroom.  Use candle or flashlight.
  • Unite Finale:  Thanksgiving meal, decorations, etc.