How does the title help me know what this text is going to be about?
I might be about black people being slaves and being treated badly.
What do I know about this topic or subject?
Back then black people were treated horribly and whites ruled over the blacks
What questions do I have?
How will Henry live in this book and how bad will it be for him.
What type of nonfiction is this? How does that help me prepare for this read? It is a literary non-fiction book and it will be more like a story then a books with facts and stuff like that.
Is there a particular way that the text is structured?
Not really and it's in third person.
What do I understand?
Henry will be sold and will be moved away from his family.
What is unclear?
The whole system of selling people and family.
What new questions do I have?
Will Henry have his kids sold?
How will Henry mail himself to his family?
What is the stuff Henry put on his hand as an excuse to get home? I wonder how many other slaves mailed themselves? 100k mailed themselves.
What have I learned?
I have learned that blacks wanted slavery so much that they would mail them self through boxes and Henry box brown was a real person.
What are the important ideas that stuck with me?
That families would get sold and blacks wouldn't know there birthday.
What new or lingering questions do I have?
Did Henry marry anybody and did he have kids.