Map It Out
Pinpoint all of the locations of the prisons and places people lived on a map, such as Edgefield County, Augusta, Milwaukee, Harlem and other areas. Students should find them on the map and mark their locations then create a final map as a class.
In the form of a student's choice, write a poem based on the book. Students can write from the perspective of a person from the book or as a reader looking back on the events during the life of one of the Bosket family members. Students should share their poem aloud with the class.
Critic for a Day
In order to become a critical reader, students should learn how to examine works of literature. Students should post a critique of the book on a website online and print the review or bring the link into class and give it to...
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