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The Watsons Go to Birmingham

Kathleen M. Fischer

The Watsons Go to Birmingham

A Study Guide

by Kathleen M. Fischer

  • 341 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Learning Links .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People & Places - General,
  • Children"s All Ages

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. Friedland (Editor), R. Kessler (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10940906M
    ISBN 100767503201
    ISBN 109780767503204


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The way the whole book was laid out was brilliant, all of the characters played such an important part in the novel/5(K). The book called The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis is a historical fiction book.

The setting of this novel is placed in the year of The characters are Kenny, who's point of view it is told by, Byron, his older brother, Joey, his younger brother, and his parents, Daniel and Wilona. 4/5. Enter the world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan.

When Momma and Dad decide it's time for a visit to Grandma, Dad comes home with the amazing Ultra-Glide, and the Watsons head South to Birmingham, Alabama toward one of the darkest moments in America's history.A hilarious, touching, and tragic novel about civil rights and the impact of.

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Birmingham, Alabama is the final setting of the book. Alabama is a southern state, and therefor is in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement. Three main place where the book is set are Flint, in the Brown Bomber, and Birmingham.

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Parents need to know that Christopher Paul Curtis' The Watsons Go to Birmingham is a striking work of fiction, set during the U.S. civil rights movement. The novel is narrated by year-old Kenny Watson, the middle child in a Black family that relocated from Birmingham 5/5.

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Includes discussion questions and activities. Includes bibliographical references (p.). Curtis, Christopher Paul. The Watsons Go to Birmingham— —Juvenile. Christopher Paul Curtis’ “The Watsons Go to Birmingham” is a literary work based on the Sixteenth Street Baptist Bombing in the year and shows a typical interaction within and outside the home.

About The Watsons Go to Birmingham– 25th Anniversary Edition. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree about an unforgettable family on a road-trip during one of the most important times in the civil rights movement.

This special edition makes a perfect gift and includes bonus content. "The Watsons Go to Birmingham—" is actually a book-within-a-book, beginning as the title of the notebook that Wilona dedicates to the trip south. The book-within-a-book device is a literary tool that is often used to connect a story to reality -- here, as though Kenny had written this book as a journal and named it after his mother's.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham – by Christopher Paul Curtis is the story about a family from Flint, Michigan told through son Kenny’s eyes. Kenny is by turns fearful of and enthralled by his older brother Byron, or By, who sometimes bullies Kenny and sometimes treats him kindly, but always has adventures that draw Kenny’s admiration.

Book Review; Conflict Connecter A time when Kenny struggles with another character is when the Watsons are leaving to go to Birmingham. Kenny and Byron struggle with each other when they disagree, tease each other, and when they tell on each other. Kenny struggles with nature when he gets caught in the whirl pool at Collier's Landing.

Discover The Watsons Go to Birmingham: as it's meant to be heard, narrated by LeVar Burton. Free trial available. Download The Watsons Go to Birmingham— Study Guide Subscribe Now Byron does not take the warning seriously, and it is not even a week later when he goes into the bathroom and locks the door.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham— Summary. The Weird Watsons live in Flint, Michigan where the kids all go to Clark Elementary. Byron is in sixth grade and he's the king of Clark (read, the bully everyone is afraid of).

Kenny, our narrator, is in fourth grade, and their little sister Joetta (Joey) is in. The Watsons Go to Birmingham (Book): Curtis, Christopher Paul: The Newbery Honor-winning American classic, The Watsons Go to Birmingham, celebrates 20 years with this anniversary edition featuring a special letter from Christopher Paul Curtis and an introduction by noted educator Dr.

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Title: The Watsons Go to Birmingham Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Watsons Go to Birmingham my thoughts of the book The Watsons go to Birmingham is a book I read for reading class/5(48).

he book the Watson go to Birmingham you read about a family in flint Michigan that live in house. you will start to learn more and more about the family like how they eat or how they deal with of the central conflicts in the book is when Kenny and his family go on a trip to Birmingham in there car which takes a while to get there they have all kinds of fun when Kenny and 5/5.

"Every so often a book becomes a modern classic almost as soon as it arrives on bookshelves. That happened in the mid-'90s when Christopher Paul Curtis released his first book, The Watsons Go to Birmingham" --NPR "One of the best novels EVER." --Jacqueline Woodson, Newbery Honor and National Book Award–winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming4/5(16).

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Kenneth, his older, juvenile delinquent brother Byron, his sweet, younger sister Joetta (called Joey), and his parents, Daniel and Wilona Watson, huddle on the couch attempting to keep warm.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham is the tale of a summer journey that leaves a family— and a nation—forever transformed. Produced by Walden Media, ARC Entertainment and Tonik Productions, LLC, in association with Walmart and P&G, The Watsons Go to Birmingham premieres Septem on the Hallmark Channel.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham— is a piece of youth historical fiction that was published in and quickly became a staple of junior high reading lists. Its warm heart and deep and often amusing plunge into family dynamics almost keeps us from remembering what the Watsons are headed into.

#1: Where are the Watsons from. #2: Where are the Watsons going. #3: What nation-wide movement is happening during this novel.

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It is written by Christopher Paul Curtis. It's full of adventure, comedy, and tragedy. This book is based on the life of a black family in the middle of the Civil Rights Movement/5(6). The Watsons Go to Birmingham (Library Binding) Published: Publisher: Turtleback Books: $ 7 copies from $ Watsons Go to Birmingham (Library Binding) Published: Publisher: Perfection Learning: $ 24 copies from $Brand: Yearling Books.

But, the biggest reason to use this book with students in grades five through eight is that teens and preteens love the book and seem to really enjoy getting to know Kenny and his wacky family.

Synopsis of The Watsons Go to Birmingham, In this powerful novel, readers meet the Watsons: your typical "Ward and June Clever" household.

The Watsons go to Birmingham New York:Listening Library, Chicago Curtis, Christopher Paul. The Watsons Go to Birmingham New York:Listening Library, warning Note: These citations are software generated and may contain errors.

Start studying The Watsons Go To Birmingham- Study Guide. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The Watsons Go to Birmingham— The next Sunday morning, Kenny and Dad are sitting in the car listening to records while everyone else is still asleep.

Kenny asks Dad if they really have to leave Byron in Alabama. Hang on, Kenny, weren't you the one excited about this. Published inThe Watsons Go to Birmingham— was Christopher Paul Curtis's first book.

It won the Newbery Honor, which is pretty much the best prize you can get for children's literature in the United States. Read: this book is amazing.

Timing is everything, and in case you missed the title, the story takes place in.