Spice up your poetry unit by hosting a Poetry Slam. Students will love engaging with poetry in this new way! This freebie includes a classroom-tested timeline, links to examples, and a worksheet to get your students analyzing.
This compelling sculpture, titled 'Lift Every Voice and Sing,' was designed by Harlem Renaissance artist Augusta Savage for the 1939 World's Fair. It stood 16 feet tall. A temporary installation, it was unfortunately destroyed after the close of the fair.
"Mother to Son" Poem Activities - perfect for your middle school poetry unit, figurative language lesson, Black History Month, Harlem Renaissance study, or even Mother's Day! Analyze metaphors and figurative language in one of Langston Hughes' most beloved poems with this easy-to-use graphic organizer.
grupaok: “ grupaok: “ Glenn Ligon, Give us a Poem (Palindrome #2), 2007 “Glenn Ligon made this neon piece […] in 2007, and I saw it a little while back on the wall of the Studio Museum in Harlem, where it’s part of the permanent collection. The work...