ROLL OF THUNDER HEAR MY CRY BY MILDRED TALOR. STAIR PRESENTED BY MICHELLE HART CEP 811. Audience: 8th grade Language Art students Purpose:for the students to become familiar with jim crow laws and segregation in the 1930s.
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Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry
by Mildred D. Taylor.
The objective of the slide show is to
introduce you to segregation in the south in the 1930s. The time in which the book takes place.
You will learn the definition of
You will learn when legal segregation
Started in the united states
You will learn what “jim Crow” Laws Were.
Of people by custom or by law often
Based on race or ethnic origins.
People in the dominant group often
Feel superior to the other group. Some
People fear losing power over the
Started in the 1880s.
The Laws that supported this were
Called Jim Crow laws.
The name jim crow
Came from a singer
Named thomas rice.
Rice had a “jim crow”
song and Dance
routine that made
Fun of african
1930s when segregation was still
The following quote by the author Mildred
Taylor shows how Jim Crow laws affected
“that summer and summers to come I came to realize that
the Lovely baskets of food my mother always packed for
trips, she Prepared because we could not eat in the
Restaurants: that the Long overnight ride was because
we could not sleep in the motels.”
from taylor’s 1977 newberry
Now take this quick quiz to see what you Have learned about segregation and Jim crow laws. Click on the correct answer.
In United states history.
Began in the united states
In the 1880s.