Gadgets and Gears: The Mesmer Menace Teacher's Guide
Teach students about historical figures, events, inventions and discoveries through steampunk for young readers. These activities for Gadgets and Gears: The Mesmer Menace by Kersten Hamilton go well within science and social studies units on scientific inquiry, simple and complex machines, inventors and inventions, renewable energy, wind and flight or the historical period around Theodore Roosevelt's presidency. Students will explore the book's vocabulary, narration, and themes.
Whether you're looking to share classic characters with young students or to explore literature in more depth with older readers, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has something for everyone. From Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel to Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, you'll find great resources for students of varying ages.