610-1 Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry (4-5)

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

1.  The Logan family lived on a farm.  They raised their own vegetables because they could not afford to buy them in the stores.  Explain how this is different from the way most families today acquire their vegetables?

2.  Imagine that you are Cassie.  You are waiting in the mercantile for service and white people are waited on before you.  Explain how you would feel and react to this situation.

3. Find an article in the newspaper that is about a racially motivated incident.  Write about your feelings and reactions to the incident.

4.  Use reference materials to find information about the state of Mississippi.  You might want to gather information related to the story, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.



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