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Expository Writing

Group Work Part one ›Take a bag of shapes ›Create a picture using the shapes given you. ›You may fold the shapes, you cannot cut them ›Draw and label a diagram of your picture ›Write directions to put your picture… Continue Reading →

Final Book Project

Choose one of the 14 book projects to present to class. You will have three class days to work on it, then a week at home. We will be presenting May 15-18. Book Project options   Create a sculpture of… Continue Reading →

Chapter 9 Active Reading Questions

Name: _________________________________________________                    Class: ____________ Answer the following questions in 1-2 sentences (2 pts. each). Chapter 9 What is the reason Jeremy says he doesn’t like his brothers? What news did Mr. Jamison bring Papa? How do you think the Logans… Continue Reading →

Roll of Thunder Vocab 9-12

Vocab 9-12  due May 01

RoTHMC Vocabulary Ch 5-9

Vocab 5-8 Due April 24th,

Active Reading Ch. 6

Name: _________________________________________________                     Class: ____________ Answer the following questions in 1-2 sentences (2 pts. each). Chapter 6 Why is Cassie angry at Big Ma? Why does Stacey tell Cassie she shouldn’t be?   How does Uncle Hammer react to Cassie’s experiences… Continue Reading →

Activity Question ch 2-3

Name: _________________________________________________                     Class: ____________ Answer the following questions in 1-2 sentences (2 pts. each). Chapter 2 Who is Mr. Morrison and why did Papa bring him?   How did John Henry Berry die?   What did Papa demand the children… Continue Reading →

Venn Diagram

Compare and Contrast the black schools to the white schools in the story Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry, from what we read in chapter 1. You need at least three things in each section.

1930s Cultural Context Jigsaw

Students will be assigned one out of the five sections on their paper that they need to research the answers for. After they will be grouped into groups of five to teach their team members their section and learn the… Continue Reading →

Jigsaw Links

Section 1: http://www.history.com/topics/great-depression http://www.history.com/topics/new-deal http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/timeline/depwwii/race/ Section 2: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/freedom-riders-jim-crow-laws/ http://americanhistory.si.edu/brown/history/1-segregated/white-only-1.html Section 3: http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/sci/A0844721.html http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/emmett-sharecropping-mississippi/ Section 4: http://www.naacp.org/history-of-lynchings/ Section 5: http://www.olemiss.edu/mwp/dir/taylor_mildred/

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