This heart-breaking novel of historical fiction will linger on in the memories of its readers. Set during the time of the Irish Potato Famine or the Great Hunger, Maggie’s Door is a sequel or companion novel to Nory Ryan’s Song. The story is told from the viewpoint of both Nory and her neighbor and friend Sean Red Mallon—two different stories with the same destination—the home of Nory’s sister Maggie and her husband (Sean’s brother) in Brooklyn, America. Maggie’s Door tells the story of Sean and Nory’s perilous journey from Ireland to America, and it ends when they finally reach Maggie’s door.
This novel study packet created by My Reading Resources includes
Student Packet (30+ pages!)
“Mark My Words” Vocabulary Bookmarks
Word/Definition Cards for Matching Game
Word Wall Cards
Dice Game - students must answer comprehension questions to play
List of Student Projects
Complete Answer Key!
This unit is NO PREP - just print and let students get to work!
R.L. 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.10
R.L. 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6
R.L. 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6
L. 3.4, 3.5
L. 4.4, 4.5
L. 5.4, 5.5