Surviving the Winter
Kind of Activity:
To conduct research that will lead to a better understanding of Cather's novel
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.7 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.8, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.10
Alexandra's parents would hardly have recognized the Divide by the time Alexandra was running her homestead. However, the daily life and tasks of the people on the Divide would have been remarkably similar to the lives and tasks of her parents' time. Work was difficult and consuming, and time was spent on tasks that many people growing up today do not even...
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