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Meet Josefina Montoya, a brave girl growing up in New Mexico in 1824. While experiencing Josefina’s adventures, your student can learn history through literature.

Our Meet Josefina Lapbook will help your student create a learning portfolio that she can display and review.

Meet Josefina Lapbook

These mini-books are included in this Meet Josefina lapbook:

1. Who Is Josefina? Trifold
Use this mini-book to record information about the character. What does she look like? What is her personality like? Strengths? Weaknesses? .

2. What I Learned from Josefina Simple Fold
Use this mini-book to record lessons learned from the stories about this girl.

3. Living in 1824 Simple Folds
Use these mini-books to record information about what life was like in this year.

Discuss it with your student. How is it different than the time your student is living in? Make sure to record any significant historical events.

4. Favorite Things Petal Book
Write about the Josefina’s favorite things inside this book.

5. Best Friend and Pet (Matchbooks)
Write about the girl’s best friend and her pet.

6. What Changes Josefina?
Use this book to write about an event in the girl’s life that changes her.

7. My Favorite Book in the Series
If you read all of the books in the series, record your favorite book in the series on this book shape.

8. Map Book
Color the state where Josefina lived.

9. Time Period Recipes
Find some time period recipes to try. Add the recipes to this pocket in your lapbook.

How to Get Started with Your Meet Josefina Lapbook

Follow these simple instructions to get started with the Meet Josefina Lapbook.

  1. Buy or borrow Josefina: Sunlight and Shadows (new title for Meet Josefina). Some of these books are out of print, but some are now available for Kindle or as audio books. Be sure to check your library.
  2. Print the Meet Josefina Lapbook.
  3. Choose and prepare the lapbook mini-books your student wants to use to create her lapbook.  
  4. Read the book(s) and make the Meet Josefina lapbook.

Get Your Free Meet Josefina Lapbook

Simply click on the image below to access your free Meet Josefina Lapbook.

Meet Josefina Lapbook

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