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Lesson plans for Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry E-Notes Lesson Plans
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Building Dreams: Who is there to help you?
Themes and activities to accompany Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry.

Exploring Prejudice in Young Adult Literature through Drama and Role Play
This article discusses ways to use drama activities to support study of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. Strategies include role play, improvisation, "hot seating," and tableau (freeze frame).

The Land
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Thirteen discussion questions and a suggestion for research.

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
A variety of reading strategies and activities for before, during, and after reading: an anticipation guide, Question Answer Response, vocabulary, and Silent Conversation. Many printable handouts. Adobe Reader required for access.

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Vocabulary and chapter-by-chapter reading questions.

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Two activities to develop literacy skills.

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Suggestions for post-reading activities.

Using Pictures to Teach Narrative Writing with Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Students respond to pictures depicting segregation. They write a story from the point of view of someone in the picture.

Vocabulary from Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry:

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