Whether your students are reading Angela's Ashes or just an excerpt, "Typhoid Fever," they will likely struggle with comprehension without background knowledge. These activity stations will allow your students to gain an understanding of the following topics in an engaging and creative way:
-Typhoid and Diphtheria
-Anglican Nuns and Saint Jude
-The Irish Potato Famine and Irish War for Independence
-Roddy McCorley, Irish folk hero
-"The Highwayman" (poem by Alfred Noyes)
Students will focus on research skills, analyze poetry/lyrics, and synthesize information to complete graphic organizers. All the preparation is done for you. Simply print and arrange your stations.
Your purchase includes: teacher directions, student directions/station signs, and a packet for students to record each activity.