Lesson 2: My Brother Martin
A biography tells about a person's life and is written by another person. As you read, look for:
Paired Text: Langston Hughes: A Poet and a Dreamer
Poetry, such as this lyrical poetry, uses the sound and rhythm of words to suggest images and express feelings
What might lead a person to try to change the world?
Comprehension Skills and Strategies
**Target Skill: Author's Purpose**
Use text details to figure out the author's reasons for writing.
**Target Strategy: Monitor/ Clarify**
Target Skill: Explain Historical Events
Target Skill: Idioms
Spelling: Short e and Long e
Vocabulary Strategies: Prefixes in-, im-, il-, ir-
Grammar: Kinds of Sentences
Fluency: Phrasing: Pauses
Decoding: Open and Closed Syllables