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1919 The Great Molasses Flood Story By:

Allison Timmons

The Great Molasses Flood Writing

Grades: 5th Grade, 4th Grade, 6th Grade
Subjects: Social Studies, English Language Arts

Student Instructions

You are a young child living in Boston near the explosion site of the molasses tank. Write a historical fiction narrative piece about your perspective of The Great Molasses Flood. Be creative with your piece. Think, would you be one who survives, a rescue medic, an engineer on the tank, or someone who died in the flood.