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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3a: Unit 3: Researching and Interpreting Information: How the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Affected the People of San Francisco

For Teachers 6th Standards
To conclude the module, sixth-graders research factual information about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire to make connections to literary texts about the disaster. After learning about the features of a newspaper article, young...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3a, Unit 2: Comparing Varying Points of View of the Same Topic or Event

For Teachers 6th Standards
In the second unit in the 3A module, scholars examine how an author’s purpose affects point of view. They compare excerpts from “Comprehending the Calamity,” Emma Burke’s informational text about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, to...
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Launching the Performance Task: The1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

For Teachers 6th Standards
Picture that! Pupils view photographs of the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, discussing what they know and wonder about each image. Then, scholars watch a short video about the historic event and complete a KWL...
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Earthquakes Living Lab: Geology and the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
We can learn from the past to protect the future. Pairs look at two historical earthquakes: San Francisco, Calif., and Kobe, Japan. Pupils compare the two earthquakes and their impacts, then determine how engineers may use the...
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The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners study the history of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. They read a story, view photos of the disaster, and complete a comprehension worksheet.
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Photographs of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the details of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake including the fires that lasted for three days. They participate in discussion describing what they feel the city looked like after the earthquake and fires. They...
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Mid-Unit 3 Assessment Part 1: Researching the Destruction Caused by the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fires

For Teachers 6th Standards
How do you interpret that? Scholars work on their mid-unit assessments by interpreting resources pertaining to the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fires. Readers use the text in their research folders and complete graphic organizers,...
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San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore California history by researching one of its greatest disasters. In this San Francisco earthquake lesson, students identify the impact of natural disasters on humanity and society. Students view images of the great San...
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1906 San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students analyze photographs relating to the 1906 San Francisco earthquake for earthquake damage. They determine the cause and effects of the earthquake and the fire.
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Social Studies: San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students discover details about the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. In this natural disaster lesson, students visit selected websites to analyze primary sources related to the personal accounts of the earthquake. Students then discuss...
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Earthquakes: Third Grade Lesson Plans and Activities

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Introduce third graders to energy waves with a hands-on geology activity, in which they answer questions and compare seismograms in the San Francisco Bay area. After a demonstration that shows how bigger waves indicate a high-intensity...
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America's Great Disasters

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The most famous American disasters - natural and otherwise - of the late 19th and early 20th century are the focus of this presentation. Detailing the 1865 sinking of the USS Saldana, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, and the Influenza...
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Introducing “Comprehending the Calamity”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Some things are beyond comprehension. Scholars read an excerpt from "Comprehending the Calamity," a primary source text about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. After identifying the gist, pupils complete anchor charts to analyze how the...
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Earthquakes! A Whole Lot of Shakin' Goin' On

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover details about earthquakes. In this San Francisco Earthquake lesson, 5th graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress that highlight the destruction caused by the 1906 earthquake.   ...
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Analyzing Author’s Point of View: Earthquake Excerpt of “Comprehending the Calamity”

For Teachers 6th Standards
How do authors convey their points of view? Using the resource, scholars read an excerpt from a primary source document about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Then, they complete graphic organizers to analyze the author's point of view.
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Examing the San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze photographic data about the San Francisco earthquake for evidence of its cause and effect. they determine if damage was caused by the earthquake itself or the ensuing fire. They role-play as earthquake survivors and...
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Earthquakes: Second Grade Lesson Plans and Activities

For Teachers 2nd Standards
What causes earthquakes? Second graders learn about stresses from plate movement with a set of hands-on activities. After tracing fault lines on a map with yarn, class members create a paper plate model of Earth to show its layers and...
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Finding the Gist of the Immediate Aftermath: Excerpt of “Comprehending the Calamity”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Brace for the aftershocks! Scholars read an excerpt from a primary source document about the immediate aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco fire and earthquake. Next, pupils complete an anchor chart, analyzing how the author introduces,...
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Earthquake Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this earthquake crossword worksheet, learners read ten clues and determine which word in the word box best matches. Students fit their answers in a crossword puzzle.
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Earthquake Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this earthquakes worksheet, students read definitions of 10 words that pertain to earthquakes and match them to the words in a word box.
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Earthquake Alphabet Activity

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this earthquake activity activity, students examine 10 earthquake-related terms and then put those terms into alphabetical order.
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Earthquake Challenge

For Students 4th - 6th
In this earthquake facts review or quiz worksheet, students read descriptive statements and choose the correct multiple choice answer. Students write 13 answers.
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Using Primary Documents: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars examine primary documents from various key historical events, including those from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. They discuss the importance of such documents.
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Earthquakes: Learn From the Past, Prepare for the Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the destruction caused by earthquakes. In this community safety lesson, students examine the risk involved in living in an earthquake zone and how to prepare for future earthquakes.

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