A Look at Segregation. Note from the Chief Inspector: . I n order to better read and understand the plot of Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry , we must first seek out information on segregation in this country.
This is a briefing on your next assignment for the task force. You’ve already been informed of the story of Barbara Johns and now it’s time to gather information for the department on segregation, Brown vs. the Board of Education, Martin Luther King Jr, and Rosa Parks.
Your mission is to perform the tasks listed under (PROCESS) in order to gain information for your report back to me. Yes Detective, your ultimate assignment ( TASK ) is to report back to me your findings and opinions on the facts and situation during the time when segregation was prominent.
Under (PROCESS) , I’ve listed a few sources that might be of use to you, as well as some options for your report. I expect your report to be on my desk by Friday, November 12th at the beginning of the class period.
Use your time wisely, Detective. I’m counting on you for this information. Now, get to work!
WHAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN YOUR REPORT:
* Email, journal, letter, editorial, newspaper article, brochure, essay, opinion article, magazine article, series of poems, short story, creative writing, PowerPoint presentation, written speech, educational pamphlet, advertisement
Chief Inspector Johnson will give you a copy of Martin Luther’s “I have a Dream” speech as well as an extra piece of paper to answer the following questions. After you answer the questions, use your answers and notes from your research to write your report.
Can be used to find information about Rosa Parks
Can be used to find information on court cases
Can be used to find a biography of MLK
Can be used for vocabulary definitions
Great search engine to look for information