Fever 1793 Teacher's Guide

Fever 1793 Teacher's Guide
Explore late eighteenth-century life in America with the discussion topics and cross-curricular activities in this teacher's guide for Fever 1793. Students will learn about the yellow fever epidemic, the Free African Society, and life after the American Revolution.

Grade Levels: 5 - 9

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Fever 1793
Laurie Halse Anderson

During the summer of 1793, fever breaks out. Disease sweeps the streets, destroying everything in its path and turning Mattie Cook's world upside down. At her feverish mother's insistence, Mattie flees the city with her grandfather. But she soon discovers that the sickness is everywhere, and Mattie must learn quickly how to survive in a city turned frantic with disease.
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