MARTIN ESPADA'S "4 POEMS" [Lesson Activities & Poems]
This Martin Espada's "4 Poems" [Lesson Activities and Poems] product provides students a chance to experience a variety of topics that cause reflection. 4 of Espada's popular poems, 20+ discussion questions/essay prompts, a sample LITERARY & ANALYSIS Chart, LESSON ACTIVITIES, Black & White Versions, quizzes, and a Biography. These poems allow students to read and analyze these poems of literary merit. 9th - 12th Graders will love this product. Check it out!
Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1957, Martín Espada is the author of more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist, and translator. A former tenant lawyer in the Greater Boston area’s Latino community, he received a BA from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1981 and a JD from Northeastern University in 1985.
This 9th - 12th grade canonized set of poems allows students to understand society and the need to stand for a cause or something you believe in.
1. "The Meaning of The Shovel"
2. "Heal the Cracks in the Bell of the World"
3. "The Bully"
4. "The Sign of My Father's Hands"
This Product Includes:
1. Who is Martin Espada? Written Biography
2. Each poem has 5 -8 Discussion Questions [32 questions]
3. Espada Visual Poetry
4. Literary and Participation Chart [Blank & Printable]
5. Group Poem Presentations
6. Espada, Poetry, Activism, and Me
7. The 'Puerto Rican' Life and much more to make your classes GREAT!
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