This fun, collaborative poster on Langston Hughes combines research with art and is great for poetry month, black history studies, or poet biographies. Students research the main highlights of Hughes' life and work together to complete, design and coordinate pages to create at 16'x20" poster (approx).
The research information needed can be found online without many clicks, which is great if you don't wan't students going too deep into the Internet. I highly recommend biogaphy.com and ducksters.com for children. Most print sources on Hughes also offer this basic biographical info.
This product is printable and comes with pages for a group project and as an individual page for research. Students can write the information in the boxes, or use the Google Slides link provided in the download. With Google Slides they type their information into the pre-formatted text boxes, print, color and assemble.
I have included my Getting Started with Google Slides guide in the download. This is a great way to show use of technology in the classroom. If you aren't interested in Google, no worries, everything is printable and pencil/paper friendly.
Crayons, Pencils, Markers
Paper for mounting poster (standard 18x24 size)
Scissors to trim pages
Internet Access if using Google Apps (optional)
5 Pages Printable pdf file and ppt (I offer it in ppt for those who want sizing options)
Key (some information is subjective)
Colored examples- 5 pages pdf and ppt (These were hand colored and scanned. There will be variations in shading and texture.)
Getting Started with Google Apps and Link
*Some backgrounds are from Pixabay and in the public domain, CCO for commercial use. All others are of my own creation via PicMonkey.*
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I have more group collaboration posters available- be sure to check them out!
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Robert Frost Collaborative Poster
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Gwendolyn Brooks Collaborative Poster
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