- Timer- “Manic Monday” The Bangles (1986, 3:11)
- (YOU HAVE THIS AMOUNT OF TIME FOR THE OPENER)
Opening Prompt- Create a list of words that you associate with the word: America.
- Share your list at your table.
- Share the best ones with the class.
SLT- I can determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful.
Read Aloud- “Let America Be America Again” By Langston Hughes AND “When The Negro Was En Vogue” by Langston Hughes
Circle any vocabulary that is either unclear OR that is interesting to you.
Answer Discussion Questions: 8 out of 10
Extra Time- Create your own Poem in similar style to “Let America Be America Again” by Langston Hughes
Home Work- Read for 30 Minutes/ Write 1 Page independently in your notebook.