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September 15, 2011

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

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