I, Too, Sing America By Langston Hughes: Summary, Theme & Analysis


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Langston Hughes was a part of a movement in which Black artists like poets and jazz musicians worked together and influenced each other. What is this movement called?

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1. Hughes became popular by combining poetry with:

2. In the beginning of the poem, the speaker:

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This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the Langston Hughes poem, 'I, Too, Sing America.' Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the influences on and popularity of Hughes' poetry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Narrative of Hughes' poetry
  • Influences on Hughes' popularity
  • Themes of 'I, Too, Sing America'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Langston Hughes poem, 'I, Too, Sing America'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Hughes' popularity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the narrative and themes of 'I, Too, Sing America'

Additional Learning

The lesson on Hughes' poem titled 'I, Too, Sing America By Langston Hughes: Summary, Theme & Analysis is available if you're interested in learning about how Hughes used poetry to write about his experiences as a black man. The lesson also addresses other objectives, such as:

  • Identify basic biographical information on Langston Hughes
  • Analyze and summarize 'I, Too, Sing America'
  • Understand the themes of the poem