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Exploring identity and intersectionality in poetry – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Douglas Ray Main lesson plan Subject English Estimated Time One class period, plus extension activities Grade Level 10 – 12 Materials Computer and Internet access Poem…read more

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Maya Angelou

Personal reflections on the poetry of Maya Angelou – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

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

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Discovering your voice through poetry – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction This lesson plan introduces students to the poetry of Rafael Campo and helps students to find their own voice…read more

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Science genius: creating a rhyme – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

A rhyming/rap activity for educators and students created by Christopher Emdin and Timothy Jones of Columbia University and Thaisi Da Silva and Allison McCartney of…read more

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Reel politics: How Hollywood exercises its freedom of speech – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Rachel Klein Subjects Civics, Fine Arts, Visual Arts Estimated Time Approximately two 45-minute class sessions Objectives Students will: List the five best films of…read more

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