Race Politics: Practice with Poetry

Race Politics: Practice with Poetry
Race Politics: Practice with Poetry
Race Politics: Practice with Poetry
Race Politics: Practice with Poetry
Race Politics: Practice with Poetry
Race Politics: Practice with Poetry
Race Politics: Practice with Poetry
Race Politics: Practice with Poetry
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Common Core Standards
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Luis J. Rodriguez wrote the poem “Race Politics.” Students will read, listen to and view supporting clips while learning the necessary elements to analyze the poem. Students will show mastery of the standards at the end of the lesson through a SIFT graphic organizer, a Socratic discussion, and a written timed essay scored on an AP style rubric. This lesson encourages students to write with intention and depth when analyzing an author’s decisions regarding imagery, diction, and other literary choices.

The TED TALK, “Help for kids the education system ignores,” by Victor Rios is used in this resource. Links to different NPR, New York Times articles and videos showing the issue of Latinos and education. There is a lesson on the rhetorical situation in the New York Times article, “Elite Schools Make Few Offers to Black and Latino Students.” All the lessons act as an explication and a building of context for understanding the issues of segregation and Latino struggles in Luis J. Rodriguez’s poem.

These lessons fit any Honors Literature class, Pre-AP, American Literature, AP English Language or Literature class to prepare students for AP English Language exams, Common Core extended response assessments, American Literature Course exams, the SAT and ACT essay and critical thinking activities.

There are sources for teaching the Socratic Seminar, as the lessons act as an explication for the argument. The packet includes complete lessons, Common Core standards, essential and key questions.

Total Pages
22 pages
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Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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