A captivating historical narrative that would be perfect as part of your study on Australian Colonial history. 'Bridget: A New Australian' follows an Irish girls journey from Ireland to Australia in 1848, during the Irish Potato Famine. The novel is truly captivating and uncovers fascinating, and at times heartbreaking, historical information about life in both Ireland and Australia.
By purchasing this resource, you will receive:
-book review requirements
-two different story map templates
-display bunting explaining who the Irish Orphan Girls were
-word wall specific to the book with definitions.
-The Helpful Bookmark
The chapter questions are in a format where students can cut out the question strip to initially use as a bookmark for the chapter, then paste into their workbooks to refer to when answering the questions.
Each chapter has questions based around the following:
-Before Reading Class Discussion; review, predict, activate prior knowledge
-During Reading: Add to class word wall; use context clues to infer the meaning of selected words, then add them to the class word wall
-After Reading: Class Discussion: reading strategies and story elements
-After Reading Comprehension Questions: independent work using a mix of lliteral, inferential and evaluative style questioning
At the completion of the book, there are also questions for a novel study overview and a book review.
Blurb: Bridget isn’t afraid of where she is going to, she isn’t afraid for herself. She cries for what she is leaving behind. But when famine takes hold of her beloved Ireland she must set sail for Australia or slowly starve in the workhouse. Crossing the seas, she finds the new world can be as cruel as the old. People keep telling her better rein in her wild spirit – or maybe, just maybe, she can find a way to put it to good use…
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