Everything you need to understand or teach Foxfire 8 by Eliot Wigginton.
The novel "Firefox 8" is the eighth book in the Firefox series, which seeks to bring the lifestyle of Appalachian mountain residents to the rest of the world. This particular novel, dealing with the lives of black residents, pottery, cock fighting, and mules, is a highly detailed account that not only instructs readers, but entertains them as well. The characters interviewed are lively, charismatic, and devoted to their crafts, and the interviewers never fail to bring the full story to the readers.
The novel begins with a short introduction, describing the purpose of Foxfire and the mission of the Mountain City Project. This is followed by an account of blacks living in the Appalachian mountain area. Several individuals are interviewed, and they discuss much about their lives. Many first discuss times of slavery in terms of their grandparents, and then tell of their own experiences with discrimination and segregation...
Foxfire 8 Lesson Plans contain 142 pages of teaching material, including: