West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder Fun Activities

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Recipes

Have the students make some of the recipes included in the article at the end of the book and bring them to class to share.

Celebrity Reports

Assign each student one of the period celebrities that were presented in this book. Have them study that person and prepare a short report about that person's life, work, and awards.

Charlie Chaplin Response

Play for the class one of Charlie Chaplin's movies. Have the students discuss why they think Laura disliked his style so much.

Map of the West

Have the students create a map of the Western United States to help them follow the travels of Laura as she moved throughout the area.

Chart of Growth

Have the students mark the growth of Laura's writing skill in some way as they read the book.

Critiques on Rose's Work

Find some of the articles that Rose was working on...

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