The Watsons Go To Birmingham
Title: The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 Binding: Mass Market Paperback Author: ChristopherPaulCurtis Publisher: LaurelLeafLibrary
A Guide for Using the Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 in the Classroom At head of cover title: Literature unit. Full description
Connect students with events from the past by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons with this guide about a story based on tragic events that occurred in Birmingham as a result of racism. The Watsons visit their grandma in Birmingham, intending to have their troubled son stay with her to learn some discipline, but return home when there is a bombing in a local church.
I hope you enjoy using these colorful graphic organizers for this book. Answers are included for the following elements: parts of speech, point of view, setting, tone, theme, mood, plot summary, protagonist, conflict, and the climax. If you do not have the ability to print in color or prefer not to, they may be printed in black and white. This 20 page unit includes the following graphic organizers: Character Study Comparing and Contrasting the Setting to Where I Live Author Study Sequence of Events Cause and Effect Chapter Details A Picture of Your Favorite Event Main Idea Rising and Falling Action Predictions New Vocabulary Comparing and Contrasting My Personality Traits to the Main Character's Personality Traits Conflict and Resolution About the Book Parts of Speech Details Story Elements I also included a handout of story elements to be used in conjunction with the Story Elements graphic organizer.
This is a combined literature and grammar unit that contains everything you need to teach the novel and more! Included in the unit are pre-reading, active-reading and post-reading activities with a figurative language lesson, grammar lessons, literary activities, a literary terms and elements matching quiz, a figurative language matching quiz, a final essay test with grading rubric, and other activities just for fun!