This product is Perfect for any poetry unit, or to use while covering American Literature or the Harlem Renaissance. Langston Hughes my absolute favorite poet, and the students always enjoy him as well. His poems are relatable and meaningful, PLUS they’re examples of good, deep, literature that the students don’t have to “dig” at in order to understand.
This product includes three poems by Langston Hughes:
"Harlem (Dream Deferred)"
"Let America be America Again"
"Theme for English B"
With each of the poems, students are asked to complete various activities and answer personal response questions. This product will help students learn the meaning of the poems, connect them to their own lives, and analyze different poetic techniques.
Included is a teacher resource guide and 10 ideas for extension activities.