Underground demonstrates the power of well chosen words. Most of the pages contain only two to four words. Combined with haunting illustrations, they tell a memorable underground railroad story.
Possible Strategy Instruction:
- C: Check for Understanding
- C: Use prior knowledge to connect with text
- C: Make a picture or mental image
- C: Ask questions throughout the reading process
- C: Make and adjust predictions; use text to confirm
- C: Infer and support with evidence