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Read and respond to the poetry of Langston Hughes then write original poems using Crayola® Gel Markers.
Introduce the poetry of Langston Hughes to students. Read several of his poems aloud. Discuss each poem with the class and how it is structured. In small groups, students read Hughes' poetry together. Identify sound techniques Hughes used to impress his ideas on readers. Share discoveries and reactions to his poems. Identify characteristics that typify his poetry.
Students write their own poems, trying out structures, techniques, and topics similar to those of Langston Hughes. Share poems-in-progress.
Students write finished poems on construction paper using Crayola® Gel Markers. Choose colors and writing styles to match the mood and ideas in the poems. Illustrate the text using colored pencils and Crayola Washable Glitter Glue.
This powerful diorama pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrate his historic civil rights speech on the step
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