<> This “I Dream” poetry and speech analysis resource is perfect for Black History Month. In 20 tasks, students analyze three dream related poems by Langston Hughes and one excerpt from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
Langston Hughes' poem is carved into the wall at the African American Museum on the National Mall. His words are a powerful reminder of what it was like to be black in America prior to the civil rights movement. How can you relate to this poem?
Socratic seminar is an excellent and engaging way for students to practice higher order thinking skills. This 56-slide PowerPoint resource with printables is a Socratic seminar featuring the poem “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes. A well-organized protocol for conducting a formal discussion or Socratic seminar based on Hughes’ poem and more than ten pre and post seminar activities are included. #socraticseminar #poetry #langstonhughes