Class Agenda #80- Connecting The American Dream


  • Timer- “Sure Thing” Miguel (2010, 4:23)


Opening Prompt-:

  • Reread “Let America Be America Again” by Langston Hughes.
  • Think about how the Poem should be read..

Share at your table


SLT- I can analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).

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.

SLT- I can actively participate in a readers theater performance with my classmates.


Dramatic Readings of “Let America Be America Again” By Langston Hughes.

Review Rubric-

Read, Write, Think Rubric

  • Group Work- 

Plan your reader’s theater piece for “Let America Be Great Again” by Langston Hughes


  • Each group member must read at least 1 word.
  • Decide who is going to say what, how they’re going to say it, and then practice reading it a few times.
  • Present standing from your table, to the class.
Reading- “Let America Be Great Again” by Langston Hughes

Class Work-

  • Readers Theater Performance 

  • Preform standing from your seats.

  • Quiz Grade

  • Extra time? Finish your Let America Be America Again Packet for the week.

Home Work- Read for 30 Minutes/ Write 1 Page independently in your notebook.


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