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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

Arts & CultureEnglish & Language Artspoetry
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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

Arts & CultureEnglish & Language Artspoetry
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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

Arts & CultureMedia Literacy
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Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man” – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By American Masters Subject(s) Language Arts Estimated Time Two weeks to read the text and two 45-minute class periods. Grade Level 11th-12th Objective Students will: Read…read more

Arts & CultureEnglish & Language Arts

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