Friday, March 18, 2016

Summary

This story is about Jackie Robinson but Branch Rick is the one telling it.

Jackie Robinson went through a lot of things in order to become in the baseball leagues. Jackie Robinson was offered a job to the brown dodgers. Branch Rickey said that he wanted to find a ballplayer with the guts to stand up. Wendall smith was a sports editor and he was in the tryouts. Ricky was looking for a noble african american player he covered it up by hiding it he was saying he was creating a "Negro League". Ricky's goal was to find an african american baseball player. 

Friday, March 4, 2016

Theme

The conflict of Thank You Mr. Falker is that the little girl did not know how to read and other students laughed at her. She was always sobbing and she was having trouble with sounding out words. The character reacts because the little girl does not know how to read. The theme of the story is to keep trying no matter what.