Thursday November 20

Home and Exploration:

Read Indian Education p.171-180. Answer the reading questions using quotations and page numbers and define the vocabulary words. Creative Response due tomorrow.

1. What happened in the 7th grade between Victor and the white girl? Explain.

2. Why does Victor say “Sharing dark skin doesn’t necessarily make two men brothers?” (p.178) Do you agree/disagree and why?

3. Why is it ironic that Victor plays for a basketball team called the “Indians?”

  1. Throughout the chapter, what is the message about the value of education in the Native American culture? Why doesn’t Victor want to throw a high school reunion?
  2. Vocabulary: missionary (noun p.172), savagely (adj. p.174)
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