Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Writing Prompt
- Grades: 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
About this book
Grade Level Equivalent: 5.7
Lexile Measure: 920L
Guided Reading Level: W
Age: Age 11, Age 9, Age 10
Genre: Classics, Historical Fiction
Subject: African American History, Family Life, Determination and Perseverance, African American, Prejudice and Tolerance Experiences
WRITING: What Is a Friend?
Discuss the relationship between Stacey and T.J. in the story. Then ask students to write an essay describing what they think a good friend should be, and how Stacey and T.J. each stack up as a friend.