Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to identify and analyze the qualities and characteristics of Richard Wright’s writing style and technique. Students will be able to compare and contrast Wright’s different pieces of writing.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.5, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.9, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1.A, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1.B, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.4
In chapter 7 of Black Boy, Richard describes the time when one of his stories was first published. This story, titled “The Voodoo of Hell’s Half-Acre,” was...
Join Now to View Premium Content
GradeSaver provides access to 873 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 6705 literature essays, 1807 sample college application essays, 276 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.