Cane River Summary
Lalita Tademy

Everything you need to understand or teach Cane River by Lalita Tademy.

  • Cane River Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Cane River Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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  • ...and more

Cane River Summary

Suzette is born a slave in 1825. Her mother Elizabeth works in the kitchen of the plantation Rosedew, and when Suzette is old enough, she learns the ways of the kitchen from her mother. While Suzette is hard-working, she is early taught the lesson of keeping her mouth shut when it comes to dealing with the white masters. As a personal companion to Oreline, the niece of her owners, Suzette finds herself on the...

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Lesson Plan

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