TITLE

The Great Irish Famine

AUTHOR(S)
Carger, Chris Liska
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Book Links;Sep2004, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents suggestions for teachers on how they can use the books "Nory Ryan's Song," by Patricia Reilly Giff and "Black Potatoes," by Susan Campbell Bartoletti to teach upper elementary and middle school students about the Irish famine during the 19th century. Question of whether the famine was a natural disaster or calculated genocide by the British; Reasons why the lives of ordinary Irish folk depended on the potato; Teaching of the idea that the Great Irish Famine was intertwined with the bitterness between England and Ireland. INSETS: Anticipation Guide;Web Connections.
ACCESSION #
14388431

 

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