The Bronze Bow Novel Study

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Use a novel to teach historical and religious background knowledge. The study of The Bronze Bow combines literary elements with history for an engaging and thought-provoking lesson. Daniel struggles when he is drawn to the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth after Roman soldiers kill his father. Scholars answer questions analyzing Daniel's feelings and responses to his father's death and religion.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Create background knowledge by prefacing the book with discussion about first-century Galilee
  • Connect the novel study with history and geography standards
Classroom Considerations
  • The death of the father may be a sensitive issue for some pupils
  • The novel has religious ties
  • Limited preview of full novel study
  • Requires library or Internet resources to answer some questions
  • Suggests themes to study to complement novel
  • Activities focus on two chapters of book study, making it easy to digest
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Common Core