Lesson on 'I, Too' by Langston Hughes | poetryarchive.org

Lesson on 'I, Too' by Langston Hughes | poetryarchive.org

Lesson on 'I, Too' by Langston Hughes | poetryarchive.org

Lesson on 'I, Too' by Langston Hughes | poetryarchive.org

Lesson on 'I, Too' by Langston Hughes | poetryarchive.org

Lesson on 'I, Too' by Langston Hughes | poetryarchive.org

Mother to Son  BY LANGSTON HUGHES  Well, son, I’ll tell you:  Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.  It’s had tacks in it,  And splinters,  And boards torn up,  And places with no carpet on the floor—  Bare.  But all the time  I’se been a-climbin’ on,  And reachin’ landin’s,  And turnin’ corners,  And sometimes goin’ in the dark  Where there ain’t been no light.  So boy, don’t you turn back.  Don’t you set down on the steps  ’Cause you finds it’s kinder hard.  Don’t you fall now—  For…

Mother to Son BY LANGSTON HUGHES Well, son, I’ll tell you: Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. It’s had tacks in it, And splinters, And boards torn up, And places with no carpet on the floor— Bare. But all the time I’se been a-climbin’ on, And reachin’ landin’s, And turnin’ corners, And sometimes goin’ in the dark Where there ain’t been no light. So boy, don’t you turn back. Don’t you set down on the steps ’Cause you finds it’s kinder hard. Don’t you fall now— For…

Langston Hughes Dreams Langston Hughes, 1902 - 1967  Hold fast to dreams  For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly.  Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.

Langston Hughes Dreams Langston Hughes, 1902 - 1967 Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.

Students can access the vocabulary list from the film The Great Debaters through the class wiki (www.pbworks.com) while the Advanced Placement English Language students watched a YouTube video of a Langston Hughes poem “I, Too, Sing America” read by Denzel Washington:

Students can access the vocabulary list from the film The Great Debaters through the class wiki (www.pbworks.com) while the Advanced Placement English Language students watched a YouTube video of a Langston Hughes poem “I, Too, Sing America” read by Denzel Washington:

I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes, Illustrated by Bryan Collier « Picture This! Teaching with Picture Books

I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes, Illustrated by Bryan Collier

I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes, Illustrated by Bryan Collier « Picture This! Teaching with Picture Books

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