Everything you need to understand or teach Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks.
Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague is a fictional portrayal of actual events that occurred in the small English village of Eyam in 1666. When a plague strikes the village, residents make the extraordinary choice, led by a young priest, to quarantine themselves to prevent further spread of the disease. The story is told through the eyes of a young maid, Anna Frith, as she witnesses the disintegration of her small community as death takes its toll on every family, including her own.
Before the plague starts, Anna is a young widow with two small boys. Her husband, Sam, had died in a mining accident. Anna works as a maid at the rectory and occasionally at the local estate, Bradford Hall. The plague begins when she takes in a lodger, who has cloth imported from London for his tailoring. He dies soon after the bolts of cloth...
Year of Wonders Lesson Plans contain 136 pages of teaching material, including: