About This Program
The Knee-High Man: An African American Fable
The Knee-High Man: An African American Fable takes audiences south to the Okefenokee Swamp, where a man named Billy is ashamed when he discovers he is only knee-high to a man and runs away from home. When Billy gets lost in the swamp and has to use his brain to survive, he learns that his height is not a measure of his worth.
Sample Common Core connection
RL.3.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g. their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
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