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  • 1. September 15, 2011
    How do you feel about reading? Is it something you enjoy or is it something you avoid? What could make reading better or easier for you?
  • 2. Objective:
    Begin to read the novel “The Rains”
    Analyze the first character encountered in the book
  • 3. Homework:
    Write a short letter of introduction to William Still as if he were alive
    What would you like to say to him?
  • 4. Vocabulary:
    Novel
    A long fiction based story
    Use novel in a sentence
  • 5. The Rains:
    Historical Fiction
    This mans it is based on reality
    However, some or all of the action is created by the author
  • 6. Philadelphia:
    Before the civil war
    Large African American Community
    Underground railroad station
  • 7. OctaviusCatto:
    Black educator
    Intellectual
    Civil rights activist.
    He was also known for being a cricket and baseball player
  • 8. William Still:
    Abolitionist
    Conductor on the Underground Railroad
    Writer
    Historian
    Civil rights activist
  • 9. Ellen and William Craft:
  • 10. Class Work:
    Read THE RAINS Pages 5-12
    Answer the questions on the sheet provided
  • 11. Exit Ticket:
    What characters were introduced in this section?
  • 12. Wrap up:
    Why are we reading The Rains?

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