This assignment should be done after reading chapter 9 (when Papa compares the Logan family to a fig tree)
For this assignment, students are asked to assign 10 different descriptive words to the Logan family (examples: brave, determined, dedicated, loyal...)
Once the words have been assigned (thesaurus or sample descriptive word handout -not provided) they are asked to choose one of the words to be the "ROOT" word of the family. The rest of the words become the Logan family "leaves"
They are to write an essay proving (with textual evidence) that the Logan family are above all else: Brave or Dedicate (or whatever word they chose for their "root" word).
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