This personal narrative introduces the genre of a diary to the students. “My Diary from Here to There,” takes the reader on the emotional journey of a little girl named Amada. In hopes of finding new job opportunities, her family is forced to leave the comforts of the familiar and travel to a new country. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trophies, 2005)
This lesson was created as part of the Basal Alignment Project, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in basal readers. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the basal reader named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text.