My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
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My Brother Sam is Dead
Summary, character analysis, discussion questions, writing topics, more.

My Brother Sam is Dead from Google Lit Trips
Students use Google Earth to explore the locations mentioned in the novel. The file includes discussion questions and graphics. This is a rich resource!

My Brother Sam is Dead Information
Historical background, vocabulary, and some helpful graphics.

New 9/22My Brother Sam is Dead
Students compare and contrast events and people that had a major impact on the beginning of the American Revolution as presented in primary source documents of the period. Students will use textual evidence to draw their conclusions and present arguments as directed in each lesson. Five lessons, includes primary source documents.

New 9/22My Brother Sam is Dead
Extensive historical background, including online video of locations mentioned in the novel.

New 9/22My Brother Sam is Dead Discussion Guide
Discussion questions and answers, including higher level thinking skills, literary elements, and personal response.

My Brother Sam is Dead Summary and Analysis
Summary and analysis, with extensive use of quotations. Scroll to the bottom for related links.

Revolutionary War
As a post-reading activity students present a monologue from the point of view of someone in the novel.



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