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Oh No! Disaster! What Was Series, Every Other Week Book Club (Stem Activities)

This 8-part ongoing every other week book club about disasters uses the What Was? book series. Books include-Titanic, San Francisco Earthquake, Chicago Fire, Hurricane Katrina, Hindenburg, Pompeii and Holocaust. Discussion and STEM activity
Jenny Simonson M.Ed.
316 total reviews for this teacher
9 reviews for this class
Completed by 95 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
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Charged weekly
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
50 minutes per class
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Class Experience

Students will explore historical events while participating in lively discussions with their peers.
Students will be reading the books prior to class. We will NOT be reading the book during class time. 
Supply list for each bi-weekly activity will be posted in the classroom.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Parent Caution- It is highly recommended that your preview these books prior to registering your learner. Disasters, both natural and man made can bring up unsettling questions for kids that you will want to make sure that your learner is ready to address.


Jenny Simonson M.Ed.Certified Teacher, Homeschool Mom and Traveler.
316 total reviews
280 completed classes

About Me

I grew up in Wisconsin where I completed my  undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education at UW Stout. I've taught for the public school system for 14 years in a variety of positions including classroom teacher, interventionist, ELL teacher... 
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