Everything you need to understand or teach Calico Bush by Rachel Field.
Calico Bush is a novel by author Rachel Field. This novel features a young French girl abandoned in the New World in the mid-seventeen hundreds who finds herself bound-out to a family who has recently bought a farm in the relatively wild lands of coastal Massachusetts. Marguerite is an outcast in this family, ridiculed for her French ancestry in a time when the French are considered as dangerous an enemy as the Indians. However, Marguerite proves herself to be an asset to the family on multiple occasions when she saves the children from harm, rescues the family animals, and keeps the Indians from attacking their house. Calico Bush is a charming novel of the birth of a country, showing the struggles of the early settlers through the eyes of a true, if somewhat unwilling, immigrant.
Marguerite Ledoux came to America with an uncle and her grandmother with the...
Calico Bush Lesson Plans contain 134 pages of teaching material, including: