Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry
Updated: 1/14/2021
Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry

Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • What burning?
  • Did you hear about the burning?
  • They chased the Berry's into their Uncle Samuel's house where they lit them on fire!
  • Rising Action
  • Apologize to MIZ Lillian Jean.
  • Say it, child.
  • Sorry, Miz Lillian Jean.
  • Climax
  • Sure.
  • Is it okay if we observe your teaching?
  • Cassie, Stacey, Little Man, and Christopher John Logan meet up with T.J. and Claude Avery on the first day of school on their way to school.
  • Falling Action
  • Cassie is forced by Big Ma to apologize to Lillian Jean after bumping into her in Strawberry.
  • Resolution
  • Mama is fired from her job after TJ tells on her about teaching racial injustice and Mr Wallace and Mr Granger come to observe her lessons.
  • Theme
  • The theme of our story is that we always stood up for what we believed in, even when everyone around us thought otherwise.
  • TJ comes to the Logan's house injured so Stacey and Cassie walk him home. Not soon after, the Wallace brothers break in and take the whole family, hurting TJ and Claude.
  • Cassie runs for help and comes back with Papa. He runs to help, but there is no justice for TJ. She cries.
  • The Logan's did stuff they believed in like boycott the Wallace store, and stand up to Mr Granger when he was trying to take their land.
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