Tuesday (3-3-09)

Today we…

  • Started our Beloved unit by reading some history about Margaret Garner.
  • Read one article entitled “The Historical Margaret Garner”.
  • Read two secondary sources about Margaret Garner that showed two different perspectives on Margaret Garner. You can download the whole Beloved pre-reading packet as a doc or pdf file.

Homework: Due Tomorrow (3-4-09)

  • 100 Word Response: 1. What is the perspective of the author of the first article (“A Visit to the Slave Mother Who Killed Her Child”)? How do you think this author’s opinions influenced his/her writing? Examine at least 3 quotations to support your argument.
  • 100 Word Response: 2. What is the perspective of the author of the second article (“To the People of Cincinnati”)? How do you think this author’s opinions influenced his/her writing? Examine at least 3 quotations to support your argument.
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