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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Elijah of Buxton

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Elgin Settlement at Buxton - This is a settlement in Ontario, Canada that was bought and founded by a reverend. The reverend gave his slaves freedom and allowed them to settle on the land, and then opened it to fugitive slaves from America. This place eventually grew into a complete community with businesses and a school.

Chatham - This is a city in Ontario, Canada. This city has a post office and dry goods store that supplies the people of nearby Buxton.

Chunking - This is what Elijah calls his sharpshooting...

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