Thank you Ma'am, by Langston Hughes

Oct 18, 2015
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Will you: 

Read "Thank you Ma'am" (while listening to it), then annotate it in Genius. Reply to other students' and Genius annotations. Write a response to the story using one of the suggested literature guides, and comment and reply on other students' posts.

Step One of Three: Read (while listening) and annotate "Thank You, Ma'am," by Langston Hughes

Read and annotate “Thank You, Ma'am” by Langston Hughes on Genius.

Step Two of Three: Write a response and post it on Youth Voices

Use either Tracking the Characters or Character Traits and Relationships or Character Archetypes to describe what is is that makes Mrs. Jones seem like a real-live character. Add links to your Genius annotations at the bottom of your response.

Step Three of Three: Have conversations by posting comments and replies.

Comment on other students' "Thank You, Ma'am" discussion posts (literary essays) using the Commenting Guides: Agree/Disagree Response or General Discussion Response.