Everything you need to understand or teach Black Boy by Richard Wright.
Richard Wright begins the account of his life at age four, when, bored and restless, he accidentally sets his house on fire. His mother, both frightened and furious, beats him severely.
Richard’s father abandons the family, and from that point on, hunger is a constant factor in their lives as Richard’s mother struggles to provide for her family. Because she must work, Richard is left alone much of the...
Black Boy Lesson Plans contain 105 pages of teaching material, including: