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Maya Angelou

Personal reflections on the poetry of Maya Angelou

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In this lesson plan, students will watch and read Maya Angelou’s poem, “On the Pulse of Morning,” then analyze and reflect on her words. Continue reading

Arts & CultureEnglish & Language Artspoetry
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News quiz: How much do you know about this school year’s biggest stories? (paper version)

Lesson Plan

A lot has happened in the world since the end of the last school year. With summer vacation just around the corner, test your students…read more

ScienceU.S.World
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Righteous Among the Nations: rescuers of the Holocaust

Lesson Plan

By Syd Golston and Paul Wieser Syd Golston directs a Teaching American History grant for the Phoenix Union High School district. She is a former…read more

historyHolocaustsocial studies
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Lidice & Lezaky: their stories through stamps

Lesson Plan

By Paul Weiser, Mandel Fellow of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the former director of the Braun-Glick Holocaust Institute for the Anti-Defamation League. Introduction…read more

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Letters to Poets

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by Madeleine Fuchs Holzer, Ed.D Grade 7th-10th Time One 45 minute class period per activity Introduction The Academy of American Poets is pleased to present…read more

English & Language Artspoetry

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