Langston Hughes "Dream Variations" - 4th Grade Adaptation
What insights did the poetry of Langston Hughes offer about the African-American community in Harlem? At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:
- Identify aspirations and obstacles faced by African-American citizens in the middle of the twentieth century.
- Look for similarities between Langston Hughes’ and Martin Luther King’s dreams for the African-American community.
- How did African-American history, including slavery and discrimination, shape African-American communal life and cultural expression?
- How was the African-American community defined?