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"The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes: Poem, Questions, & Key

"The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes: Poem, Questions, & Key
"The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes: Poem, Questions, & Key
"The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes: Poem, Questions, & Key
"The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes: Poem, Questions, & Key
"The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes: Poem, Questions, & Key
"The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes: Poem, Questions, & Key
"The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes: Poem, Questions, & Key
"The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes: Poem, Questions, & Key
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Common Core, Smarter Balanced
This unit is on Langston Hughes’ poem “The Weary Blues” and it is Common Core aligned and written as a Smarter Balanced assessment.

If you need an emergency lesson for a substitute this unit would help you quickly in a pinch.

This unit is broken down into 4 sections:
"The Weary Blues":
1. The poem (1 page)
2. Selected Response: 5 multiple-choice questions (1 page)
3. Constructive Response: 2 short-answer questions (1 page)
4. Answer key (1 page)

All 4 pages come in Word and in PDF, making for 8 pages total.

This unit is a great way to study the Harlem Renaissance, Modern Literature, and/or Langston Hughes. It combines Common Core benchmarks with the Smarter Balanced approach to assessment: selected responses and constructive responses.

An answer key gives answers to the multiple-choice questions and gives suggested answers to the short-answer questions.

If you are interested in doing an entire author study on Langston Hughes, I have this poem with 2 other poems in a large project for sale in my store. It is titled, “3-Poem Author Study: Langston Hughes' "I, Too," "Harlem," & "The Weary Blues.” That 3-poem project contains everything from this unit plus more.

Here are the links to the 3-poem author study and to the 2 other Langston Hughes' poems if you want to look at them separately:
3-Poem Author Study: Langston Hughes' "I, Too," "Harlem," & "The Weary Blues"
"I, Too" by Langston Hughes: Poem, Questions, & Key
"Harlem" by Langston Hughes: Poem, Questions, & Key

Common Core State Standards
RL.8.3
RL.9-10.2, 4
RL.11-12.1, 3

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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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