The Promise by Chaim Potok 1.In 10-12 sentences, write a brief outline of the plot of the novel. Be sure to make clear the major conflict of the story. 1.In the beginning of the novel, the main character, Reuben, is spending some time with his father at their cottage. His friend, Rachel is also vacationing nearby.
The Promise tells the story of the Swarts, a white family descended from Dutch settlers who came to South Africa in the 17th century. The three Swart children come of age as the country undergoes the abolition of apartheid, a system that formally segregated South.
Reading a collection of This I Believe essays: • encourages students to read beyond textbooks. • enriches the campus community through exploration of personal values and beliefs. • raises awareness and tolerance of intergenerational and cultural likenesses and differences. • promotes civic discourse and critical thinking. • increases student-to-student interaction. • integrates an.
It was a warm sunny day in May, I had secretly been dreading this day for months. I had made a promise and I knew today was the day I would have to honor it. That is the thing about promises, once you make them you have to keep them. It was the last day of school for my two children, George was finishing third grade and his brother Josh second.