On September 8, 1900, in Galveston, Texas, the deadliest natural disaster in the United States happened--the Great Storm of 1900. Learn basic details and facts about Galveston, the hurricane, Isaac Cline and his family, and the time period using this fun-to-learn coloring sheets and activities in comic book format. Use with ELA, history/social studies, and STEM.
This 58 page, non-fiction comic book includes:
19 fact-based comic pages for coloring
Fast Facts about Galveston
Easy-to-read and understand basic knowledge facts
20 blank text comic pages for coloring & rewriting text (retell story)
Cover (use for both) & The End pages for binding & publishing
16 ELA & STEM Activities:
What I know about hurricanes… (Brainstorming/Prior Knowledge)
Ship Name and Flag Design (Symbolism)
Pros and Cons of Living on an Island (Compare and Contrast)
Persuasion Writing: Persuade a friend…
Compare and Contrast/Informative: Transportation changes…
Narrative Writing: Write about a time when…
Poetry (any style): Hurricane Poem
Acrostic Poem: Galveston
Track the path of the hurricane (math/science)
Track weather changes (math/science)
Write a telegraph in Morse Code
Hurricane evacuation: should you stay or leave?
My Hurricane Evacuation Plan
Infograph using hurricane information
Timeline (make a creative timeline using symbols)
What better way to learn historical facts than through comics and re-telling stories! Students will enjoy learning in this non-traditional format. These handouts can also be used for bulletin boards and class presentations. Great active learning strategies for at-risk, GT, and ELL/ESL!