This unit comprises of poems and speeches by famous Black poets. I suggest you use this for grades 8-12. Students should be familiar with figurative language to answer some of the PARCC questions.
The excerpts analyzed includes:
*Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou
*Ain't I A Woman by Sojourner Truth
*Mother to Son by Langston Hughes
*On Being Brought from Africa to America by Phillis Wheatley
This Black History Month Unit includes:
*An answer sheet for the multiple choice questions.
*An extended prose response for each text
*Common Core Aligned Questions!
This is recommended for high school students.
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