I thought that new – and long-time – readers might find it interesting if I began sharing my best posts from over the years. You can see the entire collection here. I’ll start with my favorites from earlier this year.
As everyone knows, Amanda Gorman read an amazing poem today at President Biden’s inauguration.
Here are some lesson plans (see the latest one below the video), along with the video of her reading it:
Lesson of the Day: Amanda Gorman and ‘The Hill We Climb’ is from The NY Times Learning Network.
Teach This Poem: “In This Place (An American Lyric)” by Amanda Gorman is from Poets.org.
Lesson Plan: Discuss 22-year-old Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb” is from the PBS NewsHour.
Teaching Inauguration Poetry is from Pernille Ripp.
Reflecting on Amanda Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb” is from Facing History.
Lesson Plan: Discuss 22-year-old Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb” is another one from PBS.
I’m adding this post to:
— Alexa Miller Quinn (@AlexaMQuinn) January 20, 2021
Connect your students with other classes nationwide to learn together & discuss the Inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb” by @TheAmandaGorman #TeachLivingPoets
Here’s what you need to know to make it happen: https://t.co/7VfCgChXrQ pic.twitter.com/uKV6twmQY6
— Melissa Smith #TeachLivingPoets (@MelAlterSmith) January 21, 2021