Schema: Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Text-to-text: Freedom on the Menu: the Greensboro Sit-Ins by Carole Boston Weatherford
Metaphor: The story uses an extended metaphor to compare the Civil Rights movement to a recipe throughout the story. Author’sPurpose: to share a story about the civil rights movement and to teach us about African American history
Author’s POV: 3rd person
Cause and Effect: Because the demonstrators were nonviolent, the effect was that the national news only captured the violence of the angry white people which made Dr. King’s message even stronger.
Mental Images: Imagine having salt, ketchup, and coffee poured on your head and pepper thrown in your eyes and still sitting calmly
Organizational Strategies: the story is organized like a poem
This is the story of the four college men who began the Woolworth sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina, February 1, 1960. The author shares a story in language and illustrations that tell what happened with a positive point of view and a message of hope for the future. The metaphor of a recipe is used to mix the ingredients needed to end segregation.