Reflections on the End of Roll of Thunder
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to articulate responses to the novel's conclusion
Common Core Standards:
This is an opportunity for students to reflect, in journal form, on their reactions to the end of the novel. Some leading questions for the reflection might include:
- How does the ending compare with their expectations?
- How do they feel about what's happened to T.J.?
- How has Cassie grown up since the beginning of the book?
- Do they feel they've learned and aged with her?
Students should upload reflections to a document-sharing site or class blog,...
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