Students analyze poetry and cite textual evidence using the poem, “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes.
Background information on Langston Hughes is provided, as well as poetry analysis questions designed with Common Core Standards and Depth of Knowledge skills in mind. Students are asked comprehension questions that require them to refer back to the text to support their answers.
Includes a copy of the poem, poetry analysis questions, a quick biography on Hughes, and after reading questions. Lastly, a multimedia link is provided for a read aloud option.