Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to understand the context of many of the secondary characters' lives
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.7; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.8; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.5
Ask students to share what they know about the circumstances of Moe's life, and why Cassie thinks he is delusional. What is Moe's life actually like?
Divide students into small groups. Each group should spend about half an hour conducting online research on sharecropping and creating a presentation about it. Presentations should address the following questions:
* What is sharecropping?
* How did...
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