Using several books, this unit helps students explore what happened during the Halifax Explosion.
Hope and Survival, A Story of the Halifax Explosion- Story and Quilt Art by Laurie Smith
With Love from Katie- A story that tells why we send a Christmas Tree to Boston each year.
Several writings for students to read and answer questions on:
-how the explosion happened
- how many people died, were injured, and the house fires and snowstorm
-the rescue efforts
-who was responsible for the tragedy
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