African American Literature and Activities Bundle
Martin Luther King, "Pride," Lesson, Video, Lyrics, and Activity
Teacher Notes…for you
Common Core Standards and Lesson Plan
U2's "Pride, In the Name of Love" Song Lyrics Handout
(also for projector or smart board)
U2's "Pride, In the Name of Love" 2 Video Clips and Background
(for projector or smart board, can also be a handout)
How to Analyze a Song Handout
Song Analysis Questions Worksheet
Audience Questions Worksheet
Song Analysis Graphic Organizers (3 pages of breaking down the language and lyrics)
Great to use as a pre-reading exercise to introduce civil rights, Black History Month, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday in January, American Literature, Social Studies, the 1960's.
This activity can be accomplished in 2-3 class periods; follow-up activities would extend the activity.
Suggested for high school students grades 9-12, higher education History, Literature, home school grades 9-12, and adult education.
Easy! Can be done as a class discussion or in small groups, depending on your preference.
*MUST HAVE YOUTUBE*
-respond (orally or in writing) to the lyrics, music and video imagery of U2's "Pride, In the Name of Love"
-appreciate the way in which words, music and images interact to create meaning.
-understand that music and videos can be significant forms of historical and cultural expression.
-recognize the cross-curricular excitement of the arts with social studies and literature.
-comprehend that there may be multiple interpretations of a work of art (including the artist’s).
I love U2. We all need a little Bono in our lives.
A Raisin in the Sun: Interactive Layered Flip Book
Each “flap” is ¾ inch and is ready for you to easily line up by using the directions on how to assemble the organizer.
Literary Terms Chart fill in – terms and textual evidence (with answer key)
Vocabulary by Act and Scene (with answer key)
Guided Reading Questions (with answer key)
Thematic Response (with answer key)
Background on play, title, Langston Hughes’ poem, and Lorraine Hansberry
Conflicts and Symbols (with answer key)
Create a Set Design (with answer key) *unique and only seen here!*
Character Map Fill in (with answer key)
Aligned and Outlined ELA Common Core State Standards, 7-12 Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
Print in color or grayscale. White paper or color paper.
Great alternative to the run-of-the-mill study guide. Students will practice reading / summarization skills, recalling details, writing and inference skills...and everything will be in this one pack! Great for Center Task / Differentiation -Class Discussion -Fast Finishers and Review.
Thank You Ma'm
The Poet Laureate of African American Authors, Langston Hughes was an accomplished writer of fiction, with a novel and several collections of stories to his credit. This short story, "Thank You Ma'm," is a classic. It features a little boy and an old woman who are caught in a web of right and wrong, a moral lesson, love, neglect, charity.
Included in the pack is:
The background on Langston Hughes and Harlem Renaissance
Enjoy! Short enough for one class period. Easy to read. Fun to discuss. Give the quiz the next class period.
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