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Discuss Amanda Gorman’s Inaugural Poem “The Hill We Climb”

Grade Level Grades 3-12, Higher Education, Professional Development
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In this Amanda Gorman lesson plan, students examine the poetry of Amanda Gorman, who was chosen to read her poem "The Hill We Climb" at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, 2021. Gorman’s poem complemented Biden’s message and themes of “unity.” 

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January 20, 2021
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5 Reviews
Erika Deleo
February 24, 2021
This poem is so beautiful! I can’t get enough of it. What a great way to make students reflect on the present, past and future.
marielamaestra
January 24, 2021
Kieran Williams
January 22, 2021
Sixto, can you explain to us why you think this poem is divisive?
Kieran Williams
January 22, 2021
I loved the poem and I shared it with my history classes. I plan on printing out only chunks of the poem so that my students can review some portions of the poem without being overwhelmed with the multiple meanings found in most of the stanzas of the poem.
David_G_2663512
January 21, 2021