We can’t wait for your students to read the gripping narrative nonfiction feature in the March 2019 issue of Scope, “The Pigeon Hero of World War I.” It tells the legendary story of Cher Ami, a carrier (or homing) pigeon that saved the lives of nearly 200 American soldiers during World War I. After reading the article, check out the resources below to keep the learning going.
Post these questions in your classroom for students to refer to as they explore the resources:
- What makes carrier pigeons extraordinary?
- How can animals help us?
- Why should stories about war be remembered?
5 resources to keep the learning going: