The Color of Water: Chapter 13

The Color of Water: Chapter 13
Do Now: Living on Long Island, we are fortunate to be in proximity to New York City. Whether we realize it or
not, New York has influenced the way we live—from the sports we follow to the clothes we wear. What do
you associate with New York City? What comes to mind when you hear the city mentioned?
Directions: While reading chapter 13, describe Ruth’s time in New York City. Think about how she
describes it, what she does while she is there, who she lives with and what happens to her during her visit.
Describe Ruth’s time in New York City
After reading chapter 13, answer the following question. During her time in New York, Ruth had to make a life
changing decision. What was that decision and why was it so difficult for her?