Day 2

Black Boy Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Wright Writes

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    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

    Structure:

    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...

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