Mr. Visnosky: Sixth Grade Reading

Roll of Thunder

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Web Sites Below    

These links will provide you with background knowledge as well as some extra help with the novel.  We will be using some of the links listed below for classroom activities:

 

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Background Information

Sharecropping webquest updated 2-13.docx
Sharecropper Pictures
Sharecropping defined
Sharecropping Compared to Tenant Farming
ShareCropping and Slavery Similarities
Sharecropping-40 acres and a mule
The Forming of the KKK and the how it affected African Americans
KKK (continued)
Jim Crow Laws-History Help
Examples of Jim Crow Laws
Sharecropping and Literature

Facts about the Great Depression
Great Depression-Awesome Site!
The History of Jim Crow Laws
1930's Price List
About the Author: Mildred D. Taylor
Mississippi Facts
Famous Boycotts in the USA
Boycott Defined
Lynching
Cotton Gin
Cotton Gin Patent
3 Pictures of Cotton Picking.pdf

 

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Book/Comprehension Resources

Roll of Thunder Family Tree, Character Pictures, and Descriptions
Roll of Thunder Setting Activity
Roll of Thunder Character Game
Roll of Thunder Two Player Challenge Game
Roll of Thunder Picture Perfect Game
Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry  Study Questions, Notes, and Characters

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Assignment sheets

Roll of Thunder Chapters 1-3 Student Assignment Sheet.pdf
Roll of Thunder Chapters 4 and 5 Student Assignment Sheet .pdf
Roll of Thunder chapters 6 and 7 Student Assignment Sheet .pdf
Roll of Thunder chapters 8 and 9 Student Assignment Sheet.pdf
Roll of Thunder Chapters 10-12 Student Assignment Sheet.pdf


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