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Grade 8 Langston Hughes CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.8.3
The poem references which dark portion of America's past?
  1. The Civil War
  2. Slavery
  3. The Civil Rights Movement
  4. Prohibition
Grade 8 Langston Hughes CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RL.8.2
Which word best represents the theme of the poem?
  1. Oppression
  2. Equality
  3. Brotherhood
  4. Patriotism
Grade 8 Langston Hughes CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.8.4
What is the speaker referring to when he says "I am the darker brother?"
  1. His family role
  2. His troubled past
  3. His skin color
  4. His angry mood
Grade 8 Langston Hughes CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.8.5
This poem is an example of:
  1. Sonnet
  2. Free verse
  3. Concrete
  4. Villanelle
Grade 8 Langston Hughes CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.8.6
The speaker of the poem is most likely?
  1. Caucasian
  2. Hispanic American
  3. Asian American
  4. African American
Grade 8 Langston Hughes CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.8.3
What is the tone of this poem?
  1. Optimistic
  2. Angry
  3. Solemn
  4. Energetic
Grade 8 Langston Hughes CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.8.4
Grade 8 Langston Hughes CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.8.3
Which word best identifies the attitude of the speaker?
  1. Confident
  2. Bitter
  3. Patriotic
  4. Ashamed
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Grade 8 Dr. Seuss
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