Reading Assignments 3
COMPLETE THE ASSIGNMENTS BELOW BY FRIDAY,
On Friday, Oct. 31, we will be
having a reading quiz in class.
will be quotes said by people in the book from the chapters you should
have read for Assignment 3. Your job will be to set those quotes in
context. You will need to explain who said the quote and to whom, what
it was said about, where the character was when s/he said it, when it
happens in the story, and why it’s significant to the story.
ASSIGNMENT #3—Complete by Friday, 10/31.
Read the Chapters 5-9 (pages 47-106). As you read,
pay attention to the characters and the significant things that happen. Pay
attention to historical figures and events. Keep in mind that Melba is the
narrator of this story.
ASSIGNMENT #4—Complete by Friday, 10/31.
- Find someone from outside of Curie High School who
was living in the United States and at least your age or older during the
Civil Rights era (approximately 1954 to 1970). Politely ask this person
if they would be willing to be interviewed by you about their personal
experiences and perceptions while living through this time period. You
must find someone who is willing to be interviewed. PRINT THE FULL NAME
AND RELATIONSHIP OF THIS PERSON TO YOU (e.g. grandmother, uncle, neighbor,
member of your church, former teacher, etc.) on the form below. Then
please have this person SIGN indicating their consent to be interviewed by
you. You must also sign this form. You must turn in this in on Friday.
- Create 5 to 8 questions that you plan on asking this
person during the interview. You should ask the person to detail what
personal experiences they have with the Civil Rights movement and other
questions that will allow your interviewee to explain what it was liking
living in the U.S. during this time. SUBMIT A CLEAR COPY OF YOUR
QUESTIONS WITH THE INTERVIEW PERMISSION SLIP THAT APPEARS BELOW.
Interview Permission Slip