Students analyze poetry and cite evidence using the poem, "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes, with an emphasis on literary devices used in the poem.
Questions and extension activity were designed with Common Core Standards and Depth of Knowledge/Bloom's Taxonomy skills in mind. Students are asked questions that require them to refer back to the text to support their answers.
Includes a copy of the poem, 2-page worksheet with extension activities, answer key (for discussion), and CCSS Standards. In addition, includes multimedia links that can be used as extension activities and resources, with suggestion for how to use.