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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: Informational text close read sharecropping

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This activity has students read two different informational texts about sharecropping. One text is an interview with a PBS expert about sharecropping. The other text is a original sharecropping contract. Both articles come with questions and close reading annotation directions. The questions help students compare the fictional Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry with true historical accounts. It also helps them grapple with difficult texts.
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