Oklahoma City's Cameron Payne (22) reacts after a basket during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Denver Nuggets at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman
This 2-day activity helps students learn more about the context of the setting and culture in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. On the first day, students are split into 5 different groups to research different aspects of the 1930s, including sharecropping, Jim Crow laws, and others.
Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) reacts during the NBA game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman