Everything you need to understand or teach Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen.
Nightjohn, by Gary Paulsen, is a young adult novel set in the pre-Civil War American South. Related from the perspective of a young female slave named Sarny, the narrative centers on the return of an escaped slave, Nightjohn, who intends to teach others to read and write. Nightjohn explores themes of slavery, abuse, freedom, education, the value of language, bravery, and parental love.
Nightjohn Lesson Plans contain 142 pages of teaching material, including: