Saved By The Boats
Bibliographic Information: Gassman, J., Moors, S. (2016). Saved by the boats: the heroic sea evacuation on september 11. Minnesota. Capstone Press.
Short Annotation: About 9/11 and how the only transportation that was working this day were the boats. Every boat imaginable were taking people to safety.
Grade Level: 5th grade
Readers who will like this book: Readers that want to learn about what happened on 9/11. Also readers that want to learn about the heroes that saved many on this tragic day.
Personal Response and Rating: (1-4): 4. I love how this book portrays this event. The illustrations also depict what the setting was like on this day
Text- Dependent Question: What types of boats were helping out on this day? (ex. Tug, taxi)
- Tompkins: Quilts
- Students draw a picture or write about a topic or scene that interests them.
- This is an appropriate for this reading strategy because when all the student have completed this assignment all of their pieces will be pieced together to make a quilt. Also students will have to comprehend this situation and as a teacher you can see how the student is comprehending this story.