Daily Lessons for Teaching Dust Tracks on a Road

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Lesson 1 (from Book 1, Dust Tracks on a Road : Chapter 1, The Beginning)

Objective

Book 1, Dust Tracks on a Road : Chapter 1, The Beginning

Zora Neal Hurston is a highly regarded author and accredits much of her unique voice and talent to her Southern roots. In this lesson, discuss Hurston's birthplace to begin to better understand her.

Lesson

1) Outline: Ask the class to outline the establishment of Eatonville from beginning to end and draw the timeline on the board.

2) Class Discussion: Was Eatonville unique for a post-Civil War, Southern town? Why? Does it exceed your expectations for a town in this region at this time? What components contributed to its success? What would define the character of the founders? Of the neighbors? How did coming from this type of environment contribute to Zora as a person?

3) Independent Writing: At this point in the book, Zora is only providing background, and we have not yet seen her in action or gotten a...

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