Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources for Pink and Say

Use Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco to strengthen your students comprehension skills, build their vocabulary, and help them understand how words work.

In this serious historical fiction book, a young union soldier named Sheldon, or Say, is injured in a fierce battle and left for dead. Pinkus, another young union soldier, rescues him from a Georgia field and takes him to his mother's home in Confederate territory to heal. The emotional themes of slavery, war and compassion support key comprehension strategy lessons as well as sophisticated lessons on identifying the author's purpose, determining importance, and synthesizing.

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Title: Pink and Say
Author: Patricia Polacco
Genre: Historical Fiction
Themes: History, Black History Month, Friendship
ISBN: 9780399226717
Publisher's Summary:
In a true story, Pinkus Aylee, a black Union soldier, finds Sheldon Curtis left for dead and carries him home to be tended by his mother, but when the two boys attempt to rejoin the Union troops, they are captured and sent to Andersonville Prison.
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