The Earth Dragon Awakes: The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
This book tells the story of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 through the eyes of two young boys, Henry and Chin.
• Imagine a powerful earthquake, followed by a huge fire that engulfs blocks and blocks of the city of San Francisco. Read about these terrifying real-life events.
Interactive PowerPoint & Editable
Background Knowledge: Students should volunteer to name natural disasters in their life time and how people worked to help each other.
Domain: Earth Science
Genre: Informational Text
Comprehension Skills: Sequencing, Visualize, Questions, Venn Diagram and Writing
Spelling with Tic-Tac-Toe AND Teacher Choice
Vocabulary (Context Clues with sentence, definition, interactive practice)
Listen to Story
Graphic Organizers: Printable
Grammar: Possessive Nouns
**This can connect to social studies and science.
**This story is a great story to use for lessons on strong verbs
and figurative language (similes, metaphors, personification, idioms)