Welcome back to Live Love Learn Gracefully and another Literature Unit. This is a complete unit of study for The Great Trouble by Deborah Hopkinson. This unit is packed full of ideas that will expose your kids to pieces of World History, projects, Science concepts, Literature, and more.
The Great Trouble
The Great Trouble is a fantastic novel steeped in history about London, the Blue Death, and the great Dr. John Snow. You will fall in love with Eel, the community of London, and the 1950’s. Your students will be able to discuss the many different aspects of history that this story is based on and so much more.
In this unit you will find activities for a variety of subjects including project ideas. The following is just a few of the topics and activities you will find in this unit.
- Genres with Graphic Organzier
- Dialect with Chart for writing dialect used and meaning
- London 1950’s
- Thames River
- London 1950’s
- Timeline: Epidemics throughout History
- Write a Biography
- Create a Map / Map Analysis
- Character Suitcase
The complete literature unit can be found by clicking the link below or by visiting my store at Teachers Pay Teachers.
As always feel free to check out the The Great Trouble Pinterest board for more ideas and resources to use as you are reading through this fantastic novel.
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PINTEREST BOARD: Great Trouble Literature Unit
I hope you enjoy this novel and this unit. Please let me know if you have any feedback or suggestions. I would love to hear what projects or activities you incorporated into your unit and how they turned out.
Until next time,