Synopsis: Sounder is a story about a poor rural African-American family in 19th Century America. The father is a sharecropper who is having a very hard time keeping enough food on the table. Every night he hunts with his dog, Sounder. Every night he returns with nothing for his family to eat. Then, one morning, the family wakes up to a breakfast feast of ham and sausages. This feast would lead to terrible changes in the family's lives. Read about life in the Deep South in the late 1800's and learn about the struggles of a newly found freedom.
This print and use workbook is a child-directed literature study that requires no teacher or parental prep time.
The format is an exciting new approach to studying literature. Each page engages the student in many interesting activities. Children will explore new vocabulary in its context and answer questions that involve them in the story. Learners reflect on their own experiences to better understand those of the characters. This process ensures full comprehension of the novel. Additional activities involve illustrating, sequencing, analyzing characters, and point of view.
The literature study concludes with an organized and detailed book summary. A simple rubric is included for grading the book summary.
Get involved with the story and become a better reader.
Total Pages: 34