“Thank You Ma'am” by Langston Hughes is a timeless short story with very rich themes. This story demonstrates the value of compassion and second chances. All materials provided in this resource provide multiple opportunities to critically evaluate character traits, character change, character challenges, and theme! One of the most amazing components is the inclusion of SIX original graphic organizers with answer keys. These organizers can be used with other text!
This is a jam packed short story evaluation that includes:
Common Core Aligned Questions from the text
Six Original Graphic Organizers with Answer Key
Description of how to implement Graphic Organizers
Writing Extension Activity
Excluding Title and Resource pages this resource is 18 pages! It is perfect for introducing a short story unit and reinforcing ideas from fiction reading. It is simple enough to be used as an emergency substitute lesson plan!
Rigorous Short Story Lesson "Thank You Ma'am" by Langston Hughes
by Raising Rigor
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