In the first learning activity tied to this objective (LA#5) you will show your close reading of the text by focusing on narrator reliability, and in the second learning activity (LA#6) you will analyze the same text by plotting it as per Frietagâ€™s Triangle.
Learning Activity #5: Narrator Reliability in Recitatif Response
The two characters, Roberta and Twyla, offer different versions of their experiences at St. Bonnyâ€™s home.
- Write a 300-350 word response answering the question, â€œWho of the two narrators is more reliable?â€ Use textual evidence to support your response.
- Submit your response to your facilitator in the drop box titled Narrator Reliability in Recitatif Response.
Learning Activity #6: Plotting Recitatif Response
Frietagâ€™s triangle provides a concise method for plotting a story.
- Using Frietagâ€™s Triangle, plot the rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution of Recitatif.
- Provide clear textual connections to each of the points in Frietagâ€™s triangle.