Black Boy: Richard and Authority Figures

Black Boy: Richard and Authority Figures
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In this assignment, students compare and contrast different situations in which Richard Wright interacts with authority figures to better understand how and why he acts the way he does with adults in his life.

Students are challenged with the task of locating, explaining, and comparing passages from the text in order to demonstrate their thinking and interact with the text in a genuine, focused manner. Students are asked to both explain their reasoning and cite textual evidence to support their answer.
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Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
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