Powerpoint includes audio of the song "Dear Momma" by Tupac and the poem "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes and guides students through close analytical readings that are Common Core style. Questions are directly aligned with the FCAT Test Specifications for Literary Analysis, but can be used to re
This assignment is a set of 8 response questions for a paired reading of "Mother to Son" poem by Langston Hughes and "Dear Mama" song by Tupac Shakur. Poem and song lyrics are not included due to copyright restrictions, but can easily be found online.
Each question asks for a written response that
A handout for use with the Poetry Tutorial lesson with poem "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes and excerpted lyrics"Dear Momma" by Tupac. Perfect for use for close analytical readings that are Common Core style!
Poetry Tutorial Lesson for this Handout can be found here
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*Tupac Shakur's "Dear Momma" and "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes
This handout is a quick reference guide for students to use for Literary Analysis based on the FCAT Test Specifications, but can be used to help students review for any standardized test. This handout was designed to accompany the Poetry Tutorial: Tupac "Dear Momma" and Hughes "Mother to Son" and
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Students will identify the theme and tone using "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes and "Dear Mama" by Tupac Shakur.