On January 20, 2021 Amanda Gorman made history by becoming the youngest Inaugural Poet at the age of 22. In this activity we will listen to her now famous poem, "The Hill We Climb" and discuss the impact this made. 1. Click 2. Read 👀 the quote from Kwame Alexander 3. Watch the of Amanda Gorman's inaugural poem 4. Use the , , or to answer the questions on the following 5. Click the to turn in your work To have each of the read to your click the icon in the lower left corner of each page.
YouTube video : https://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=38Rn5WULjmc Scholastic Article https://edublog.scholastic.com/post/who-amanda-gorman-meet-youngest-inaugural-poet-american-history This activity addresses the Teaching Tolerance Standards: Justice: Students will recognize unfairness on the individual and injustice at the institutional or system level. Diversity: Students will recognize their own responsibility to stand up to exclusion, prejudice and injustice. Diversity: Students will speak up with courage and respect when they or someone else has been hurt or wronged by bias.