Use this assignment to encourage students to summarize the major events that take place during the first few chapters of Standing Against the Wind.
Students are asked to: write a letter from Patrice to Grandma. Make sure that you include as many details as possible about your new life in Chicago. Grandma will want to hear all about the good things happening, but she might also want Grandma to know about some of the bad as well. Make sure that you include text based information regarding Patrice and her current situation.