I’m embarrassed to say that I hadn’t heard of Amanda Gorman until the Inauguration.

Since that time, I’ve shared some great teaching resources about that poem, and her life.  And I just keep on learning more!

I decided to bring them all together in one post.

I’m adding this resource to The Best World Poetry Day Resources – Help Me Find More.

Here they are:

VIDEO FROM THE DAILY SHOW: “AMANDA GORMAN – ‘THE HILL WE CLIMB’ & ACTIVISM THROUGH POETRY”

HERE ARE SIX LESSON PLANS ABOUT AMANDA GORMAN’S INAUGURATION POEM- SHARE OTHERS

VIDEO: “YOUTH POET LAUREATE AMANDA GORMAN OFFERS WORDS OF HOPE AMID PANDEMIC”

 

Bill Green, one of my talented teaching colleagues, highly recommends this video:

 

And, then, there’s this one she did on climate change:

 

 

VIDEO: “AMANDA GORMAN PERFORMS AT SUPER BOWL LV”

“Talking Gets Us There” is a video of Ms. Gorman reading one of her poems on PBS.

Chris Coey, a talented colleague, created this scaffolded assignment for students to write a poem inspired by The Hill We Climb.

EXCELLENT #DISRUPTTEXTS CLASS DISCUSSION GUIDE TO “THE HILL WE CLIMB”

Please let me know what I’m missing!