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Friday November 21

Conflict and Cooperation:  Final draft due Monday with 2 additional typed drafts.

Home and Exploration:

Read Because My Father Always Said He Was the Only Indian Who Saw Jimi Hendrix Play “The Star Spangled Banner” at Woodstock p.24-36. Answer the reading questions using quotations and page numbers and define the vocabulary words.

  1. Describe the photograph that was taken of Victor’s father during the protest of the Vietnam war.
  2. Why do you think Victor’s father weeps when he listens to Jimi Hendrix’s version of the national anthem from Woodstock? Why is Hendrix his hero?
  3. Why did Victor’s father leave the reservation? What happened to their relationship after he moved away?
  4. What did Victor do when he missed his father?
  5. Vocabulary: ferocity (noun p.27), reverberation (noun p.28), lacerate (verb p.33), assimilation (noun p.34).
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