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A Dollar a Day

Series:

Flying Start to Literacy

Level:

U

Text Type/s:

Narrative

ISBN:

9781760675028
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Synopsis:

When his father dies, eleven-year-old Mickey has to leave school and start work in a coal mine to support his family. He faces many challenges underground in the dark.

Curriculum link:

History: Cause and effect. English: literature- Historical fiction

Key Concepts:

Some events can change a character’s life. A character’s development can be shown by how they respond to particular events.

Reading Strategies:

Linking character development to events in the plot

Extent:

32

Paired Title:

Fighting For Children's Rights: The Story of Lewis Hine

Supporting Materials:

Lesson Plan - Fighting For Children's Rights: The Story of Lewis Hine / A Dollar a Day