Engage your students in digital close reading and literary analysis! This digital close reading assignment for “Thank You, Ma’am” is aligned with the common core state standards (reading literature and writing) and requires students to go back to selected passages from the text to read and closely analyze literary elements in the story.
With an emphasis placed on close reading, students will gain a better understanding of Langston Hughes’ short story, as well as increase their understanding of the conflict. Students will then be able to write a one-paragraph literary response that includes quotations and analysis for each literary element: conflict, characterization, and theme.
In this assignment, students will complete these tasks:
This assignment includes:
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