Applying TP-CASTT To Two Poems: Analyzing and Comparing Langston Hughes's A Dream Deferred and Dream Variations

Unit 2: An Introduction to Harlem Renaissance Writers: Critical and Creative Reading and Writing
Lesson 6 of 9

Objective: SWBAT identify and interpret themes and analyze the impact of word choice on meaning in the poem by using a TP-CASTT organizer to identify and analyze supporting evidence in each poem.

Big Idea: Students read two poems about reaching dreams and compare how the poet's rhythmical expression of his thoughts and feelings differ.

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