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The Great Storm of 1900

The Great Storm of 1900
The Great Storm of 1900
The Great Storm of 1900
The Great Storm of 1900
The Great Storm of 1900
The Great Storm of 1900
The Great Storm of 1900
The Great Storm of 1900
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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:
Galveston (Spelling/Vocabulary)
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!
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58 pages
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