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All About....Phillis Wheatley: African American Poetess

All About....Phillis Wheatley: African American Poetess
All About....Phillis Wheatley: African American Poetess
All About....Phillis Wheatley: African American Poetess
All About....Phillis Wheatley: African American Poetess
All About....Phillis Wheatley: African American Poetess
All About....Phillis Wheatley: African American Poetess
All About....Phillis Wheatley: African American Poetess
All About....Phillis Wheatley: African American Poetess
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A PowerPoint lesson teaches students about Phillis Wheatley, the first African American poetess. Captured as a slave in Africa and brought to the Colonies as a child, Wheatley grows up into an educated and famous poetess of New England...and still a slave. Her life story is discussed, as she becomes a young woman of fame before and during the American Revolution. Her story is one of slavery, freedom, poverty, and heartbreak.

Students will examine her legacy with a reading fact and gathering sheet and discuss how this one young woman is one of our unknown but most fascinating national treasures. This lesson is for grades 6-8 and is excellent for usage during Black History Month or multicultural story-telling during the American Revolution and Colonial time periods. Suggested nonfiction and fiction titles and websites are included.
Total Pages
35 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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