Historical Fiction - True or False? Let's Prove it!
5th grade classes learned about the historical fiction genre in which the author should include only historically accurate details. In good historical fiction the accurate details might include real persons, places, food, clothing and even ideas or attitudes of the characters. Students then chose a historical fiction novel from the LMC to read and prove! As they read, they noted 4-6 things to fact check and checked them through a combination of online research and the author's notes in the novels. They put their findings into presentations. Here are some of their findings: