The Lost Treasure of Lemon Brown By Shaari King Kimberly Thomas Andre McClellan Curtis White
Research of Walter Dean Myers • writer of children and young adult literature • born in west Virginia in 1937 • life was spent in Harlem • He was raised by foster parent quit school and joined the army • wrote short stories and periodicals
Continued! • Won a contest ran by the Council of Interracial • Wrote books such as “now is your time” • He was famous for nonfiction
Let’s Think A Little Bit Everybody put your thinking caps on. We are about to put it on you.
Discussion Director • If you were Greg Ridley would you had risk your life to save someone else? • Why do you think Lemon Brown is going to East St. Louis? • How would you react if Lemon Brown showed you his treasure? • Do you think everyone has a treasure? • Do you think Lemon Brown treasure was really a good thing to treasure?
Passage Picker Passage Picker
Connector • The book “Stephanie” • The movie “Duce” • When I was in fourth grade
Continued! • Stephanie left school and went to a homeless persons house and they became friends • He found out his daddy was in jail left school and started dealing with this dope dealer his daddy got out of jail eventually • This boy would always ran home from school and then he became involved with drugs and never started school again
Setting • on the streets of Harlem • thundering and lightning • kind of windy and clouding
Theme • some things in life are priceless • you may value something that someone else might think is stupid • someone else might value something that you think is stupid • Lemmon Brown consider his momentums as treasure • They were the only things in his possession
Thank You We want to thank everyone for being considerate and patient.