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Get Ready 1. Enter the classroom quietly. 2. Sit in your assigned seat. 3. Unpack and place the following items on your desk: GMS agenda Pen/pencil 4. Place your book bag on the back of your desk. 5. Prepare for the Binder Walk. Managers To Do List: Attendance: Know who is absent from your group today. On-Task: Ensure that everyone is quiet and on task.
Thank You, Ma’am By: Langston Hughes Presented by: Ms. Hines 7 th Grade ELA All Periods
Essential Questions When a person does something wrong, such as lying or stealing, should he or she get another chance? Would you forgive a person who stole from you?
About the author Name: Langston Hughes Born February 1, 1902 in Joplin, Missouri Began writing poetry in the 8th grade where he was named the class poet Favorite past time was sitting in clubs listening to blues and jazz
wrote sixteen books of poems, two novels, three collections of short stories, four volumes of "editorial" and "documentary" fiction, twenty plays, children's poetry, musicals and operas, three autobiographies, a dozen radio and television scripts and dozens of magazine articles received a scholarship to Lincoln University, in Pennsylvania, where he received his B.A. degree in 1929
In the forty-odd years between his first book in 1926 and his death in 1967, he devoted his life to writing and lecturing Langston Hughes died of cancer on May 22, 1967 His writings were based on things he heard, saw, or lived during the Harlem Renaissance era. (bitterness and triumphs of the black experience in America. He was the first African American to earn a living by writing and public speaking.
Words to Know barren frail mistrust presentable Let’s take a look at your Frayer Model
Barren Adj Unproductive, sterile, desolate, bleak, infertile, unfruitful, empty “…he couldn’t even say that as he turned at the foot of the barren stoop and looked up at the large woman in the door.”
Frail Adj Weak; fragile “He looked as if he were fourteen or fifteen, frail and willow-wild, in tennis shoes and blue jeans.”
Mistrust Verb distrust, doubt, suspect, be wary of, be afraid of “And he did not want to be mistrusted now.” http://www.crimelibrary.com/graphics/photos/gangsters_outlaws/gang/harlem_gangs/1-1-Lenox-Avenue-in-Harlem-.jpg
Presentable adj. respectable, fit to be seen, acceptable “You might run that comb through your hair so you will look presentable.”