Teenagers love reading, discussing, and relating to this poem by Audre Lorde. In this activity, students are asked to:
-determine the poem's tone, theme, style, and speaker
-write an objective summary
-explain the concerns of the speaker using evidence from the text
-circle repeated lines
-discuss some of the serious themes in depth
-explain the importance of the repeated lines
This activity makes a great addition to your poetry unit or can be used as an end of grade review activity for poetry.