Sold Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Patricia McCormick
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 130 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Sold Lesson Plans

Section 1, pp. 1 – 51

• Sold, by Patricia McCormack, is a novel about child sexual slavery in India and Nepal.

• The novel opens in the small, unnamed Nepalese village in the Himalayan Mountains where Lakshmi and her mother, Ama, inspect the thatch roof of their hut; Lakshmi's family is too poor to afford a tin roof.

• Lakshmi's best friend Gita has left the village to work in a nearby city as a maid, and Lakshmi tells Ama that she can do the same, to earn wages she will then send home to her family.

• Though Ama tells her she must stay in school, Lakshmi suspects that her stepfather feels otherwise and sees her as a way to make more money to buy luxuries for himself.

• Stepfather has trouble finding work as a result of an injury in his youth that has left him with only one good arm, and spends his...

(read more Chapter Abstracts)

This section contains 1,150 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Sold Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Sold from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook