Mississippi Trial, 1955: K-W-H-L Strategy

To prepare for a reading of Christopher E. Crowe's Mississippi Trial, 1955, class members create a KWHL chart and begin by generating questions they have about the civil rights movement, slavery, and the death of Emmett Till. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • The strategy may be used with any text
Classroom Considerations

  • The fifth in a series of eight reading comprehension strategies using Mississippi Trial, 1955 is the anchor text 
Pros

  • Step-by-step directions and an explanation of the strategy are included
Cons

  • None