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How to Read a Poem: “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”

For Teachers 7th Standards
Learners listen as a teacher models how to read a poem using The Negro Speaks of Rivers. They use the How to Read a Poem anchor chart to help guide their thought process on how a poem requires different reading than other text. While...
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers Theme of Memory and the Past

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis worksheet, students read a paragraph regarding Langston Hughe’s use of collective voice in the poem, “The Negro Speaks of Rivers Theme of Memory and the Past.” Students then answer 4 discussion questions about the...
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Use of Symbolism to Convey the Author's Message - The Negro Speaks of Rivers

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students identify the literary devices, symbolism, and first-person narration in the poem A Negro Speaks of Rivers. For this poem analysis lesson, students discuss African Americans and the Harlem Renaissance. Students watch a video...
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers Themes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis instructional activity, students respond to 5 discussion questions that require them to investigate the symbolism of rivers in the Langston Hughes poem “The Negro Speaks of Rivers."
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers Theme of Race

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis worksheet, students explore the theme of race in the Langston Hughes "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," as they read an excerpt about the perspectives that black people throughout history have taken with regards to...
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"The Negro Speaks of Rivers" Theme of Freedom and Confinement

For Students 10th - 12th
In this "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" worksheet, students discuss the journey of the speaker in the poem. The speaker experiences times of freedom and times of confinement and consider the speaker's feelings and how the reader knows the...
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Themes of Perseverance: Langston Hughes

For Students 9th - 12th
The class reads a short comment on the symbolism of rivers in the Langston Hughes poem, "The Negro Speaks of Rivers." They respond to a question about the relationship between rivers and the black community and a question about the...
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Langston Hughes- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
When delving into such writings as "I Too Sing America" or "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by poet, novelist, and playwright Langston Hughes, don't forget to provide this important historical background information on the Harlem Renaissance...
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Actividad Con Calculadora Grafica: Notacion Cientifica

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Have your Spanish-speaking math class follow the clear step-by-step instructions for converting numbers into their scientific notion equivalent. They'll follow along with their graphing calculators and then try the four final problems. 
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Negro Leagues Baseball: Its Rise and Demise

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students research various Negro Leagues from 1920-1948. They identify inception dates, elements contributing to failure, and date league ceased to exist, and create interactive multimedia timelines.
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Colors and Fruit

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Review colors in Spanish by presenting different photographs and asking your charges to identify the colors in each picture. Consider bringing in pictures from Spain, Mexico, or another Spanish-speaking country to make the activity more...
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Poetry as Social Commentary

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students read poems with social commentaries. In this poetry analysis lesson, students read poems selected by their instructors and complete the provided social commentary chart to determine how the poems speak out against social issues.
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Rhythms in Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Rhyme, rhythm, free verse, imagery: Do these words describe poetry, or jazz music? The answer is both! A resource explores these similarities as scholars watch a video, engage in discussion, read author biographies, write poetry and...
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Creating an Author Brochure

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students, while in the computer lab, visit a variety of web sites and read about the life and work of Langston Hughes. They create an author's brochure on Mr. Hughes from the data they collect from the various web sites. Each student...
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Invisible Man

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A crossword puzzle based on Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man provides readers with an opportunity to test their knowledge of the novel's events.
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The Importance of Rivers in the Development of Early Civilizations Importance of Rivers in the Development of Early Civilizations

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the role of rivers in the construction of early civilizations. For this importance of rivers lesson, 6th graders listen to a poem written by Langston Hughes and work cooperatively to develop a graphic organizer to...
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African Americans in Oregon

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this African American history lesson, students examine the African American experience in Oregon.
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Heroes of Harlem

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students explore the artists of the Harlem Renaissance. Their research culminates in a Harlem Renaissance Fair celebrating the movement's cultural and artistic contributions to society.
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A Streetcar Named Desire Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare

For Students 9th - 12th
For this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, high schoolers respond to 14 multiple choice questions based on various Shakespearean sonnets. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Martin Luther King Day

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students examine the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. They conduct research, participate in a discrimination simulation, write a poem, and create a collage.
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Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable: Haitian Frontier Fur Trapper and Explorer

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the life and contributions of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable. They read and discuss an informational handout, define five words from the passage, conduct Internet research, and write a journal entry from the...
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Holding Out for a Hero: Roberto Clemente

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students brainstorm lists of heroes, heroic qualities, and ways to pay tribute to heroes. In this Holding Out for a Hero activity, students record Clemente's heroic attributes as athlete ad humanitarian. After visiting the Beyond...
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Spirituals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils review factors that contributed to the development of the spiritual, which reflects the influence of African religious and Christian traditions, and slavery. Students collect spirituals/songs of their heritage from family members...