Mississippi Trial, 1955: Concept Analysis

Considering Christopher Crowe's Mississippi Trial, 1955 with reading groups or as a whole-class text? Check out the background information and instructional ideas in this seven-page resource packet.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups research the topics suggested in the project ideas list
Classroom Considerations

  • The second in a series of eight comprehension exercises that use Christopher Crowe's novel as an anchor text
  • The packet assumes a safe environment for discussion on controversial issues has been establishede
Pros

  • The packet includes a list of research proposals and links to information texts
Cons

  • The packet does not include suggestions for how to establish a safe classroom environment for discussions of racism and brutality