Mother to Son by Langston Hughes Interactive Foldable Poetry Activity


Tackle teaching Mother to Son by Langston Hughes with confidence using this interactive poetry foldable! This ready-to-use poetry lesson makes it simple to bring life to this classic poem – perfect for celebrating Black History Month or national poetry month!


Langston Hughes’s Mother to Son will offer your students a unique peek into the resilience of the human spirit. This interactive foldable poetry activity is sure to lighten your prep load while ensuring your students aren’t just learning a poem, but a life lesson, especially poignant during Black History Month.

What’s Included?

  • Teacher Directions
  • Mother to Son by Langston Hughes poem
  • Printable Poetry Analysis Foldable
  • Digital Notebook Alternative
  • Answer Key

This poetry analysis foldable is designed to give your students the “just right” amount of tiered questioning to guide them toward a better understanding of the poem while still enjoying the process!

Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10

RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.10

RL.7.2, RL.7.5

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