The Perilous Road

Map of Tennessee


Vocabulary Words of the Day - plunder and retort

plunder - That which is taken by open force from an enemy; pillage; spoil; booty
Page 20 - They'll just hope to get back to camp with all that plunder.

retort - To reply, especially to answer in a quick, caustic, or witty manner.
Page 20 - "You know I ain't scared one bit." Chris retorted quickly.


Civil War Literature Unit

Lesson 2 - Slavery
Follow the Drinking Gourd (Reading Rainbow)
by Jeanette Winter 
AR Reading Level 4.3  Point Value 0.5

9   From Slave Ship to Freedom Road 
(wonderful paintings - difficult story)
by Julius Lester
AR 4.8   Point Value 0.5


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