Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman
|1.||Demonstrate an understanding of the story's plot and characters.|
|2.||Define the term [genre] and name at least three different types of literary genres.|
|3.||Demonstrate analytical thinking by deducing information about the story from its illustrations.|
This story allows you to introduce several new concepts to your students, while opening the doors of history for student inspection. Jerry Pinkney's award-winning illustrations also provide the opportunity for students to practice deduction and analytical thought. As historical fiction, this book is an excellent springboard for introducing literary genres to the class. It also provides you with an opportunity to introduce the real-life character of Harriet Tubman to your students.