January 4, 2012: a RAINSday I N THE LAST READING WE LEARNED OF THE MOB VIOLENCE THAT WAS OFTEN DIRECTED TOWARDS A FRICAN A MERICANS IN P HILADELPHIA . W ERE YOU SURPRISED ? D O YOU THINK P HILADELPHIA IS NOW A GOOD PLACE FOR A FRICAN A MERICANS ?
Objective:Students willincrease their skills inmaking inferencesfrom text by readingthe novel The Rains.They will beassessed by theiranswers to questionsdesigned to measuretheir comprehensionand ability to makeinferences
Homework:Write down3 questionsthat youmight wantto ask Dr.Clark, authorof the book.