This is a nice culminating project/writing assignment following the reading of Thank You M'am by Langston Hughes. Students write a letter from Roger to Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones. The assignment is laid out as a business letter to give students a model.
If you are looking for a fun way to read the story with your students, download a FREE script version of the short story here: Thank You M'am Script
. Students love acting out the parts in small groups of 3-4.