Word Search for I Survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919 by Lauren Tarshis

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Learning Objective

SWBAT complete a word search as reinforcement of key words and ideas from the text.


This word search is for the novel I Survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919 by Lauren Tarshis. With 20 key words relevant to the text, it would be fun as a bell ringer, early finisher, or post-reading activity.

Answer key included.

The I Survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919 Word Search highlights these important words from the text:

  • molasses
  • Carmen
  • Tony
  • Boston
  • flood
  • Italy
  • metal tank
  • leak
  • North End
  • Rosie
  • Mrs. Grosso
  • Nonna
  • flu
  • Papa
  • family
  • rivets

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Yours in Literacy,

Sheila ☺

Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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