Where the Red Fern Grows (prereading)
1. Use Google to label the map.
2. Click on the link below to learn about the raccoon and fill out the Raccoon Notes handout. Environmental Education for Kids: Raccoon
3. Do a Google Image search for "Where the Red Fern Grows Ozark Mountains" (this is the setting for the story in the 1920s). Look at the pictures. Now write a description (a GOOD paragraph) of this area where the story takes place based on these images. [This description may be neatly hand written on loose-leaf paper or typed in Word.]
4. Watch the following videos about redbone coonhounds. Fill out the notes page using these videos.