You don't need to be a genius or an English teacher to see that this Fever 1793 novel study unit is perfect for helping readers make connections between the current pandemic and historical outbreaks of the past.
If you're looking for a way to bring the vocabulary and skills taught in your middle school English class into the context of an authentic text that is sure to get students talking, then this novel study unit is perfect. The best part is that the plot of Fever 1793 becomes the vehicle for teaching and practicing these skills instead of the end result.
UNIT TEXT:Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
UNIT LENGTH:3 weeks (15 lessons)
You'll find fifteen days of lesson materials that cover character development, setting,, author's craft, theme, and more! With all the standards-aligned practice, vocabulary building, and comprehension skills built into a student-friendly trifold format it's never been easier to use this great historical fiction book in your lesson plans.
Your download includes:
•Teacher's Guide- helpful tips, unit plan, key academic vocabulary, and answer keys to help you use this resource
•Fever 1793Comprehension Questions- with each day focused on a standards-based comprehension skill (including commonly used graphic organizers)
•Vocabulary- a target vocabulary word from each day's reading for students to define and practice using in context
Comprehension Skills addressed:
✔Summary & Main Idea
✔Analyzing Text Quotes & Responding to Literature
✔Cause & Effect
✔Analyzing Character Traits
✔Understanding Character Development across Time
✔Making Inferences & Drawing Conclusions
And so much more!
Please note: Your order will be provided as a downloadable PDF file. If you have elected the digital version, you can find a link to access the student slides on page 2 of your teacher guide.