Résultat travail lundi:

General presentation of the document:

Subject of the question

Formulation of the question

Answer to the question


What type of document is this?

This document is a text, it is entitled “the little drummer boy”.


Where does it come from?

It comes from the website “www(…)”, a site about the history of the American Civil War in literature.


Who wrote it?

We don’t know the author’s name, it is not mentioned.

Date of publication.

When was it published?

We don’t know when it was published EITHER (non plus).

Where + when.

Where and when does the action take place?

The action takes place in October 1864, somewhere in the southern states.

The main character.

Who is the main character?

The main character is a little black boy, an emancipated slave who becomes drummer boy for the Union.

The other characters.

Who are the other characters?

The other characters are a few officers of the Union, and Colonel Billy, the boy’s old master / ex master / former master.

Suite à prévoir en demi-classe: tableau questions / réponses sur "the complete summary of the main action in the text".

Rappel = dernier DS du trimestre lundi 20, portant sur les deux tableaux ci-dessus.