The Street Summary
Ann Petry

Everything you need to understand or teach The Street by Ann Petry.

  • The Street Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The Street Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Street Overview

"The Street" is a historical novel by Ann Petry which follows the struggle of young Lutie Johnson to raise her son in the chaos and racial tension of Harlem in the late 1940s. "The Street" thus deals with crucial themes of survival, good versus evil, and racism as Lutie desperately seeks stability and to protect her son against the wider backdrop of violence.

Study Pack

The The Street Study Pack contains:

The Street Study Guide

Lesson Plan

The Street Lesson Plans contain 163 pages of teaching material, including: