Day 4

Langston Hughes: Poems Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students should read the following poems, all of which were published in Montage of a Dream Deferred:

"Children's Rhymes"

"Advice"

"Theme for English B"

"Deferred"

"Harlem (2)"

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2
    Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail 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.

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3
    Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

  3. 3

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