Literature Unit - The Invention of Hugo Cabret (/Online)
by Kim A. Howe, M.S.
Travel through the streets of Paris with an orphan boy on a journey of discovery. Along the way, explore the early history of movie making and the role of magic tricks in the early movies. Analyze an ancient Greek myth and how the moral of the story applies to the main character. Write your own creative story inspired by an unusual or curious person you have learned about in history.
This online unit can be used independently, but it is also designed to be used concurrently with the science and social studies unit, Technology and Inventions.