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Fever: 1793 compared to An American Plague

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Students read An American Plague by Jim Murphy. This is a non-fiction portrayal of the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia in 1793.
Students then read Fever: 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson. This is a fictional portrayal of the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia in 1793. Use this reading guide to compare and contrast the non-fictional and fictional renderings given in these two books. There are worksheets for each section of reading (usually 3-4 chapters) with various activities.

Included: student worksheets and teacher answer guide.

Common Core RI.9
CindyLou Hansen


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On  March 22, 2014,  Buyer said:
Thanks! I was looking for material for this standard with these two texts. This will give me a great start. Page 3, Item 4 has a typo. It looks like you started a thought but forgot to finish. The key will also need to be adjusted.
On  March 22, 2014Cindy Hansen answered:
Thank you for letting me know about the error - it has been corrected.
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I love comparing the nonfiction to the historical fiction. Thank you.
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Fever: 1793 compared to An American Plague
Fever: 1793 compared to An American Plague
Fever: 1793 compared to An American Plague
Fever: 1793 compared to An American Plague