The Great Storm of 1900 - FREE

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Beth Hammett
Grade Level:
4th Texas History
Product Type:
Comic Book Creation, Writing,Math,Science Activities
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  • The Great Storm of 1900 - FREE
  • The Great Storm of 1900 - FREE
  • The Great Storm of 1900 - FREE
  • The Great Storm of 1900 - FREE


On September 8, 1900, in Galveston, Texas, the deadliest natural disaster in the United States happened--the Great Storm of 1900. Learn basic details and facts about Galveston, the hurricane, Isaac Cline and his family, and the time period using this fun-to-learn coloring sheets and activities in comic book format.

Use with history/social studies and across-curriculum.

This 58 page, non-fiction comic book includes: 19 fact-based comic pages for coloring Fast Facts about Galveston Easy-to-read and understand basic knowledge facts 20 blank text comic pages for coloring & rewriting text (retell story) Cover (use for both) & The End pages for binding & publishing

16 ELA & STEM Activities:

Galveston (Spelling/Vocabulary)

What I know about hurricanes… (Brainstorming/Prior Knowledge)

Ship Name and Flag Design (Symbolism)

Pros and Cons of Living on an Island (Compare and Contrast)

Persuasion Writing:Persuade a friend…

Compare and Contrast/Informative: Transportation changes…

Narrative Writing: Write about a time when…

Poetry (any style): Hurricane Poem Acrostic Poem:

Galveston Track the path of the hurricane (math/science)

Track weather changes (math/science)

Write a telegraph in Morse Code Hurricane evacuation: should you stay or leave?

My Hurricane Evacuation Plan Infograph using hurricane information

Timeline (make a creative timeline using symbols)

What better way to learn historical facts than through comics and re-telling stories

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5 Reviews

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    Great Storm of 1900

    Posted by Christy Goodney on Apr 15th 2021

    My Texas History students enjoyed this lesson.

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    great storm of 1900

    Posted by Jan Huebner on Aug 24th 2019

    huge freebie! thanks!

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    5 stars

    Posted by Connor on Aug 24th 2019


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    Posted by Leann on Aug 24th 2019

    There is so much in here!! Awesome freebie. :)

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    Posted by Debbie Mendoza on Aug 23rd 2019

    Thank you for sharing this bit of Texas history!

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