The Light in the Forest: Novel Study

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"Make new friends but keep the old" is a wise saying. However, True Son, a main character in The Light in the Forest, struggles doing just that. Once living among the white people, he was taken into an Indian tribe for several years. Scholars work with vocabulary, comprehension questions, and literary devices as they read to see what happens when a treaty forces True Son back to the people he forgot.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Integrate with American history standards
  • Use a map to locate True Son's (main character) village
Classroom Considerations

  • Includes only a preview of the full novel study

  • Incorporates poetry
  • Lists themes to teach with the novel

  • No answer key