On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day I wanted to share a foldable I created for a unit on Warriors Don’t Cry, an emotional memoir by Melba Patillo Beals about her experiences integrating into Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.
This foldable can be used for any text that addresses bullying, bystanders, and up standers. At first I have the students create the foldable and then students work on the character chart in small groups. I expect that the students will add characters as they are introduced in the text. It is important to note that sometimes characters are not static and their roles can change. I remind students to make a special note when characters do shift roles and what was the catalyst for this change.
If you are able to utilize this foldable for a novel study with your students, please share in the comments section what book or text this foldable fit with.