Author:
STEPHANIE HUTCHINSON
Subject:
Reading Literature, Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School
Grade:
6, 7, 8
Tags:
  • Advice
  • Analysis
  • Langston Hughes
  • Poem
  • Poetry
  • Symbol
  • Symbolism
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs

    Education Standards

    Langston Hughes' "Mother to Son" and Symbols

    Overview

    The focus of this lesson is Hughes' use of stair as a symbol for life.

    All of ths lesson is in the resources posted at the beginning.

    This is designed as a whole class instruction and interaction.

    This lesson on Hughes' "Mother to Son" is not designed for individual student tasks.