ABOUT THIS UNIT
This is a Common Core-aligned literature study unit for use with Brian Selznick’s 2008 Caldecott-winning graphic novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, and Hugo, the 2011 film adaptation of the novel, directed Martin Scorsese.
Works of historical fiction set in 1931, both the novel
Explore the competing issues of our finite water supply with your high school students in this activity 3-pack: Everything from pollution to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Gyre to sewer treatment can be covered, depending on the issues you pick! This makes a great set of activities to strengthen an