When Did Rosa refuse to give up her seat on the Bus?
December 1, 1955
What city was Rosa in when she was arrested?
What is Rosa Parks primarily known for?
Refusing to give up her seat on the bus.
In the poem, “the dream of a bench to rest on” refers to:
Rosa’s days are long.
She is tired.
What is the law that Rosa broke?
Bus segregation law
Blake, the bus driver, was referred to as a bully. This is a type of:
What career did Rosa have?
She was a seamstress
All four black Americans were forced to move, because the bus segregation law stated that:
Black people could not sit in the same row as white people.
In the poem, “How they bent over to retrieve her purse. That courtesy” refers to:
How the police bent over to pick up Rosa’s purse after it fell off her lap when she stood up.
How is Rosa Parks indirectly characterized in the biography?
She is indirectly characterized as dedicated, hardworking, and calm.
In the biography, we are told that Rosa bought Christmas gifts instead of a heating pad. This is an example of what kind of characterization?
In the poem, we are told “doing nothing was the doing”, which means that:
With Rosa’s refusal to give up her seat, she was protesting segregation.
In the biography, the author shares that Rosa worked all day as a seamstress, and in between would do work for the NAACP. From this, we infer that she is a hardworking person. What type of characterization is being used here?
Why did Rosa not take the first available bus home after work?
It was crowded.
What was Rosa thinking of as the bus driver walked over to her?
Her grandfather sitting by the door with a shotgun waiting for the KKK
Her grandfather quoted abolitionist John Brown who said “Talk, talk, talk! What is needed here is action!” What did he mean?
Talking doesn’t accomplish anything. Doing something does.