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Exploring identity and intersectionality in poetry – Lesson Plan

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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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Celebrate 2014: Looking back and moving forward

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As 2015 begins, look back at unforgettable events from the past year and explore the possibilities the next year could bring. Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has already claimed the lives of thousands since its…read more

Africacurrent eventsEbolaEnglish & Language ArtsGeographyHealthMathnewsSciencestatisticsWorld
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Personal reflections on the poetry of Maya Angelou – Lesson Plan

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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

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Letters to Poets – Lesson Plan

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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

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