Exploring Literature, Grade 7
Unit 1 Finding Your Place in the World
Unit 2 The World Around Us
Unit 3 From One World to Another
Unit 4 A Sporting Life
Unit 5 Chills And Thrills
Unit 6 Taking Flight
Unit 7 Pass It On: World Mythology
Unit 8 Stories To Tell: Fiction
Unit 9 Words In Motion: Poetry
Unit 10 Turning Words Into Action: Drama
Unit 11 Telling It As It Is: Nonfiction
Unit 12 Reading Between the Lines: Informational/Visual Media
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The 11:59 / Patricia McKissack


Find out more about these hard-working men on The Pullman Porter Museum History. Read the first two articles on the list, about the Gallery and the History. After you read the articles and look at the photos, write five entries in a daily log as if you were a Pullman Porter working on the trains back in the 1920s. What do you think it was like?

Did you like “The 11:59”? You can read more about the author and see some of the books she has written on the Random House website

The Pullman Porter Museum History

Patricia McKissack at Random House

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