What would you do if someone came up from behind you and tried to steal your purse?
How would react? Would you react positively or negatively?
MEET THE AUTHOR LANGSTON HUGHES
He was born in Joplin, Missouri on February 1st, 1902
City of Joplin, Missouri Motto: "Proud of Our Past...Shaping Our Future'“
His great-great-grandfather was the first Black American to be elected to public office.
He really wanted to live with his parents, but he could not.
The Negro Speaks of Rivers was one of his most famous appearing in Brownie's Book.
He received a scholarship to Lincoln University, in Pennsylvania, where he received his B.A. degree in 1929.
Langston Hughes died of cancer on May 22, 1967.
VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT Match the colloquial English with standard English. ain’t .... a haven’t /hasn’t got/am not/aren’t coz / ‘cos.... b going to dunno .... c I don’t know ‘em .... d let me Gimme .... e you, your gonna .... f want to gotta .... g have got to lemme .... h them lotta .... i what are/do you wanna .... j lot of whatcha .... k because ya .... l give me
PREDICTING Where are theygoing? Is Mrs. Jones punishing Roger?
LISTENING / READING
ASSESSMENT Sequence the first part of the story according to the events