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Arielle Chirlin

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Celebrate Black History Month & Poetry with Amanda Gorman

February is Black History Month. A young poet named Amanda Gorman has been making history recently as she was the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate. She published books in both 2015 and 2021. She delivered a poem called "The Hill We Climb" at the 2021 presidential inauguration. Complete this activity to hear another poem by Amanda Gorman called "Talking Gets Us There" that has a special message for kids like you! 1. Tap 2. Tap the link to hear Amanda Gorman recite her poem "Talking Gets Us There." 3. Use , , , and/or to use YOUR VOICE to share what makes you special and why you care about other people! 4. Tap to submit your work.

1st Grade, Kindergarten, 2nd Grade, English Language Arts, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies
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