Monday, January 4, 2021

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Langston Hughes: Famous Black Authors Slideshow, Bio, Writing Prompts (editable)”

by Write with a Point
6th - 12th Grade

Teaching students about the importance and contributions of famous black authors throughout American literature is a necessary part of any curriculum. This editable slideshow is a great way to introduce students to Langston Hughes and some of his works, including "I, Too" and "Dream Deferred." It's a great resource for any poetry or ELA unit, learning about the Harlem Renaissance, celebrating black history month, studying a quick author bio, and so much more. To access slides for 19 other famous black authors--including Gwendolyn Brooks, Zora Neale Hurston, Toni Morrison, James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, and more--be sure to check out my Famous Black Authors Slideshow on TpT!

This product includes:

- A short bio on Langston Hughes

- High-quality videos containing three different readings of his famous poetry, including "I, Too" and "Dream Deferred"

- 2 writing prompts to promote student engagement and learning

Other Resources You Might Like:

- Poetry Analysis: Phillis Wheatley, On Being Brough from Africa to America, CCSS

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