The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Triggers Reform

Events That Changed America
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Offers readers a captivating look into the historic factory fire that killed more than 100 people in 1911. Learn about how factory workers were trapped within the burning building and how the tragedy triggered change to make workplaces safer. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, a timeline, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, information about the author, and an index.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2019
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-08-01
BISACS JNF025170
Dewey 974.7
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 890
Guided Reading Level Z
ATOS Reading Level 5.3
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 196703
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Fast facts, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Phonetics, Photo captions, Primary-source text, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
Online Resources

  • Fast Facts and Timeline
  • Working at the Triangle Factory
  • Fire! Fire!
  • Escaping the Building
  • Final Moments
  • What Changed?
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Alisha Gabriel

Alisha Gabriel has a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in music education from Texas State University. She lives near Austin, Texas.