Mildred D. Taylor

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  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry eNotes Reading Response Prompts

    Sample Prompts:  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry is set during the Depression, a time when poverty and unemployment left many Americans suffering. How do the details of the setting, dialogue, and descriptions show Cassie and her family struggling with poverty? How does Mama Logan’s reaction to the “new” textbooks differ from Miss Crocker’s?...

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  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Character Analysis Lesson Plan

    Theme Developed Through Dynamic Characterization: This lesson focuses on Cassie Logan as a dynamic character in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. Students will examine Cassie’s thoughts, words, actions, and reactions throughout the text. Students will also examine key events in the plot that impact Cassie and describe how Cassie...

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