This activity covers many CCSS all in one! Engage your students in a close reading of the classic short story "Thank You, M'am" and ask them to engage in two different writing activities afterward! Students are sure to love this one-of-a-kind tale by Langston Hughes.
-Close Reading of the short story "Thank You, M'am" --the close read asks students to summarize, infer, and identify examples of author's craft within the text.
-Pre-Reading Visible Thinking Activity
-After reading literary response with text-evidence chart and scaffolded template for struggling writers.
-After reading "Character Instagram" activity--students will tap into identifying character point of view and perspective!