The narrative nonfiction feature in this month’s issue of Scope is sure to captivate your students. Through the eyes of a 14-year-old miner, the article tells the riveting true story of a 1909 coal mine disaster and the lasting impacts of the disaster on America. After reading the article with your students, explore the resources below to keep their learning going.
Post these questions in your classroom for students to refer to as they explore the resources:
- What rights and protections should workers have?
- How did the Industrial Revolution affect the lives of children?
- What are the consequences of our energy choices?
- Why is it important to learn about disasters from the past?
5 powerful resources to keep the learning going: