This I Am Very Real worksheet also includes:
Kurt Vonnegut's letter, addressed to Drake High School Board President Charles McCarthy, written in response to the board ordered burning of Vonnegut's novel, Slaughterhouse-Five, is the focus of a comprehension exercise that asks readers to respond to text-based and discussion questions using evidence drawn from the letter.
- Have class members read the attached newspaper report of the incident
- Use as part of a study of Vonnegut's novel and/or of censorship
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- The complete text of the letter as well as text-based and discussion questions are included in the resource