Daily Lessons for Teaching Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War

Donald McCaig
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Objective: Part I: Chapters 1-7 In Chapter one of "Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War", the reader is introduced to Miss Marguerite. A young woman begins interviewing her about her time as a slave years ago. In those days, Miss Marguerite was known as Midge. The purpose of this lesson is to analyze the character of Miss Marguerite when she was known as Midge.

1) Round-robin Class Discussion: Have the students put their desks in a big circle; each student in turn shares something about the topic.
Questions to ask:
Where is Midge from, where does she live?
Who owns Midge?
What differs in Midge's race from other slaves?
How do Midge and Duncan meet?
Who is purchased to marry Midge and why?

2) Class Activity: In groups, students will write a character profile of Miss Marguerite when she was known as Midge, gathering information about...

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