Essential Questions



“The Collinwood Fire, 1908 has the scope of a scholarly book but is, instead, a formally complex, multi-media, digital story. Many people have contributed to the project, and we hope that others will do so by using and responding to it” (About This Site). The “Teacher Resources” section offers learning goals, materials, and in-class activities to be adapted as appropriate for individual classes.  Many of our suggestions aim to have teachers and students think about the Collinwood fire as a historical tragedy with relevance to present-day lives, schools, and social circumstances.         

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    Essential Questions
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    Goals & Standards
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    In-Class Activities
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    School Safety
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    Visual Literacy
  • Helena’s Schoolwork
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    Triangle Fire
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    Movie Commentary
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