Langston Hughes is widely revered as a revolutionary poet and writer from the Harlem Renaissance era. In addition to his writing, his social activism in fighting for the rights of African Americans in the early 1900s makes him a significant role model even today.
If you need a few quick and engaging activities to help your students learn about this amazing man, this pack has just that. There are 5 printable pages that can be used in your interactive notebooks, cut out and glued onto construction paper, or even used independently just as they are. These activities are blank and ask your students to use the books, websites, or textbooks of your choice to research Langston Hughes and fill in the information.
The activities included are:
• Langston Hughes biography page (info such as his place of birth, what he's famous for, etc.)
• In His Words: research and choose his most meaningful quotes
• Text Me: create a fictional text message conversation that you might have had with him!
• Perfect Poems: record the titles or words of your favorite Langston Hughes poems!
• Dear Mr. Hughes: write a letter to Langston Hughes
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