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The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

A Prezi to introduce the story . . .

Alison Matthews

on 5 June 2013

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Transcript of The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

McCall Middle School
All-School, Summer Read, 2013 The Characters The Setting Flint, Michigan Time: Place: And the Watsons drive south in the Brown Bomber . . . Birmingham, Alabama listening to . . . conk trouble . . . James Brown Nat King Cole kissing the mirror . . . whirlpool trouble . . . Things to Know . . . Buster Brown Shoes Sixteenth Street Baptist Church 1963 If you want to know more . . . Birmingham Civil Rights Institute:
http://bcri.org/index.html Birmingham Public Library:
http://www.bplonline.org/resources/Digital_Project/SixteenthStBaptistBomb.asp Civil Rights Digital Library:
http://crdl.usg.edu/events/birmingham_bombing/ Teaching Tolerance:
http://www.tolerance.org/supplement/time-justice-civil-rights-timeline on the Ultra-Glide. The Watsons travel . . . from here . . . to here . . . where life is different. There are, of course, troubles before they go, and along the way . . . That should get you started!
We hope you enjoy it! Photo Credits, as they appear in this Prezi


The Brown Bomber

The Ultra-Glide

Birmingham, Alabama Theatre

Kissing the Mirror

Christmas Story

The Conk

James Brown

Nat King Cole

16th Street Baptist Church
http://rg.bcri.org/gallery/ Through their experiences, the characters learn about themselves, about each other, and maybe they will teach us a few things along the way.
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