Students should read the following poems, published between 1921 and 1930:
"The Negro Speaks of Rivers"
"Mother to Son"
"The Weary Blues"
Common Core Objectives
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as...