The Water Is Wide Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 109 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Water Is Wide Lesson Plans

Chapter Abstracts

Chapters 1 and 2

• Pat Conroy asks Dr. Piedmont for permission to teach on Yamacraw Island.

• Dr. Piedmont is thrilled Pat Conroy has volunteered and gives him the assignment.

• The history of Yamacraw Island is revealed.

• Yamacraw Island is underprivileged, has no resources, and is literally disconnected from society.

• Pat Conroy remembers and regrets his racist behavior as a teen.

• Pat remembers his high school friendships and their discussions about Vietnam, society, and life.

• When touring the concentration camps in Germany, Pat Conroy realizes the price of racism.

• Pat Conroy becomes a teacher at a primarily white school.

• Dr. Martin Luther King is murdered and the black students are devastated and angry.

• Pat Conroy makes the decision to do something to fight against racism.

• After trying to start a black history class, Pat Conroy is dismissed as a basketball coach due to accused favoritism of the blacks.

• Pat Conroy begins...

(read more Chapter Abstracts)

This section contains 1,497 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Water Is Wide Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
The Water Is Wide from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.