Literature Unit - Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
by Kim A. Howe, M.S.
Read the amazing story of Mrs. Frisby, a mother who struggles for survival as she strives to save the life of her sick son. Along the way, she encounters a group of mysterious rats whose past is intertwined with her own. These intelligent creatures use modern technology including simple machines and electricity. Explore the genre of fantasy, follow story plots, and learn to recognize homonyms and understand acronyms.
This unit is designed to be used in conjunction with the Work, Tools, and Simple Machines science unit but can also be used as a standalone literature unit.