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Meet Kirsten Larson, a hardworking Swedish immigrant girl living on the frontier of Minnesota. While experiencing Kirsten’s adventures, your student can learn history through literature.

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

Meet Kirsten Lapbook

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

1. Who Is Kirsten? 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 Kirsten Simple Fold
Use this mini-book to record lessons learned from the stories about Kirsten.

3. Living in 1854 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 girl’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 Kirsten?
Use this book to write about an event in Kirsten’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 Kirsten 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 Kirsten Lapbook

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

  1. Buy or borrow Meet Kirsten. 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 Kirsten 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 Kirsten lapbook.

Get Your Free Meet Kirsten Lapbook

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

Meet Kirsten Lapbook

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