Use this classic short story, “Thank You, Ma’am” by Langston Hughes, to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This one-day lesson plan includes detailed instructions, a six-question deep-thinking exercise (with detailed answer key, of course), and an optional writing activity that shows students step-by-step how to build a powerful introductory paragraph to any literary analysis essay.
This lesson is best for advanced middle school or high school students.
Download includes: 4-page PDF + Google Drive versions of student handouts (uneditable)
Please note: This item is included in my four-week Short Story Unit Plan. To avoid a double-purchase, please do not buy the item on this page if you also intend to buy the budget-priced short story bundle.
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