Objective: Chapters 1-2, The Gift of a Red-Gold Lhasa Terrier, Adventure! The Beginning of the Prophecy Daughter of the Mountains is a novel by Louise S. Rankin which follows the journey of a young Tibetan girl named Momo in her search for her stolen Lhasa Terrier across Tibet and India. First published in 1948, the novel received the Newbery Honor in 1949 and remains a young adult classic today. In this lesson, students are introduced to the book, and they will research its author Louise S. Rankin and illustrator Kurt Wiese.
1) 1) Teacher Lecture: Introduce the students to the book and its author. Daughter of the Mountains is a novel by Louise S. Rankin which received the Newbery Honor in 1949 and remains a young adult classic today.
2) Research Activity: Allow students time in the beginning of class to conduct independent research on the author and illustrator of Daughter of the...
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