Everything you need to understand or teach A Gathering of Days by Joan W. Blos.
A historical novel about a courageous nineteenth-century girl, A Gathering of Days is written in the form of a journal.
The teen-ager's entries give details of daily life with family, friends, and school, rendering a gentle and intimate portrayal of tragedy and tranquility, justice and responsibility, death, loss, and the ability to trust. Through the journal, designed to resemble authentic diaries of pre-Civil War New England, the reader follows Catherine's thoughts and witnesses the...
A Gathering of Days Lesson Plans contain 122 pages of teaching material, including: