MOTHER TO SON BY LANGSTON HUGHES PRESENTATION & ASSIGNMENTS

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Introduce Mother To Son by Langston Hughes with this ready to use resource. The extended metaphor poem is a monologue from a mother to a son. The mother uses a metaphor of a set of stairs to advise her son to keep climbing, no matter how difficult life becomes. This makes a great Mother's Day lesson plan, but can be used at any time of the year!

 

INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE:

• A Powerpoint presentation that guides you through the entire lesson. Included in the presentation is information on Langston Hughes, full text of the poem, questions, detailed answers, historical context, and notes on structure, theme, symbolism, extended metaphor, diction, and tone. 

• A one-page question sheet assignment with a detailed answer key.

• A creative assignment where students write their own poem in the same structure as Mother to Son with a different extended metaphor. Pre-writing and good copy sheets are included.

 

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