Chapter-by-Chapter: A Close Reading of Warriors Don't Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals
Chapter-by-Chapter, this activity provides a close reading of Melba Pattillo Beals's Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High School. Some chapters have multiple questions. Each question involves a close reading of the chapter. This close reading guide can be used as a companion to reading assignments or as a comprehension assessment or discussion-starter. Every question is correlated to a Common Core State Standard, indicated at the end of the question. Many standards are interchangeable between Grades 6-9. Answer key is included (The answers to some questions depend on the reader's POV).