1994 Earthquake
Updated: 5/20/2020
1994 Earthquake

Storyboard Text

  • Expositon
  • Conflict
  • Help!!! My dresser is blocking my door !
  • Rising Action
  • Amber Brown (Daughter)Carly Brown (mom)Shane Brown (dad)Northridge, CaliforniaJanuary 17,1994
  • Climax
  • Amber gets stuck in her room becasue her dresser blocks the door way.
  • Falling Action
  • Amber and her family, are preparing for the next day. They are eating dinner,taking showers and cleaning up, not knowing what will come the next morning.
  • Resolution
  • "I am at the window dad! What's next?"
  • On January 17, 1994 a 6.7 magnitude earth quake hit. It lasted about 10-20 seconds long.The earthquake also happened on a national holiday, MLK Day.
  • Amber gets stuck in her room. Her dad gudies her on how to get out. Meanwhile her mom looks for useful supplies that can help for later.
  • Amber finds her desk chair and ends up throwing it at her bedroom window to break free. After amber broke out, they looked at all the destruction. Fires sparked, freeway collapsed, apartment complexes collapses and many more things. Also Apartmnet complexes were tagged whether safe to enter or not.
  • "Good! Now break the window and I'll meet you on the other side to help you out."