Welcome to the enotes lesson plan for the watsons go to birmingham—1963 by christopher paul curtis an enotes lesson plan is a comprehensive set of resources to use in a directed study of the novel the class lessons, activities, and study questions are designed to engage students develop their skills in reading. Discussion questions spoiler alert some of the questions contain key elements of the plot do not read if you don't want to know what happens some kids in kenny's school make fun of him because he's smarter than most and because of his lazy eye then they pick on rufus because of his clothes and his southern. The watsons go to birmingham novel study the watsons go to birmingham 1963 by christopher paul curtis: receive comprehension questions for each chapter of the story response forms for students and answers for the teacher are provided there are 2 to 6 questions for each chapter follow me to receive notice. Results 1 - 20 of 11834 is your class reading the novel the watsons go to birmingham-1963 this is a great review game every member of your class can participate with these 36 questions that review the entire novel this review is a twist of the classic i have who has. Library of congress cataloging-in-publication data scholastic bookfiles: a reading guide to the watsons go to birmingham—1963 by christopher paul curtis/amy griffin p cm summary: discusses the writing, characters, plot, and themes of this 1996 newbery honor book includes discussion questions and activities. Portfolio writing prompt: after reading the watsons go to birmingham - 1963, write a narrative about the bombing of page 4 of 13 formative assessment: after reading chapter 1, students should be prepared to answer and discuss the following questions: 1 for more discussion before moving on to the next question.
Students' questions and essays also demonstrate their understanding of the novel and the concepts they learned as they meaningful questions, as well as their understanding of the concepts they encountered in the watsons go to birmingham the grading for the socratic seminar is holistic after instructor-set standards. The watsons go to birmingham - 1963 study guide contains a biography of christopher paul curtis, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Introduction worksheets organized by section graphic organizers for theme, allusion, atmosphere/mood, and conflict post-reading discussion questions and learning activities adobe reader required for access the watsons go to birmingham — 1963 vocabulary words are presented in context and with definitions. Three essay questions on the watsons go to birmingham - 1963 they cover theme, characterization, and setting.
The watsons go to birmingham – 1963 is the story of an ordinary family caught in a very important moment in american history complete the task 3: put what you've learned together to write an essay describing about how far you feel the united states has come in the last few decades, and how far we still have to go. If you're preparing your students for the watsons go to birmingham test, try asking these questions for review and discussion or mix it up and distribute the questions for students to ask their peers some of the best experiences for students in their english class—or any class—is to feel involved in the. Join us for a screening of the film adaptation of the watsons go to birmingham 1963, the story of an african-american familys road trip from flint, michigan to birmingham, alabama in 1963 and the tragic events that take place based on the book by christopher paul curtis.
Second, after reading all three pieces respond to the following short answer questions in your blog how well do you think the novel, the watsons go to birmingham-1963, helps readers to understand the racial issues and the events in birmingham, al in 1963 do not complete the essay below. Christopher paul curtis' novel ''the watsons go to birmingham - 1963'' tells the story of one family's trip to the south, where its youngest member.
Just like the watsons, emmett till travelled from a northern city to a more racially segregated southern city, and his mother warned him he would need to behave differently have students discuss the different reader reactions to the killers' confession in look how much importance should be placed on where those. Practice answer a few questions on each word on this list get one wrong we'll ask some follow-up questions use it to prep for your next quiz start practice session.