Skip to main content
6 Reviews | 2520 Downloads

Discuss 22-year-old Amanda Gorman’s Inaugural Poem “The Hill We Climb”

  • Amanda Gorman the Hill we Climb
  • Preview of Amanda Gorman - The Hill We Climb.pdf - page 1
  • Preview of Amanda Gorman - The Hill We Climb.pdf - page 2
  • Preview of Amanda Gorman - The Hill We Climb.pdf - page 3
  • Preview of Amanda Gorman - The Hill We Climb.pdf - page 4
Subject Arts — Drama, English Language Arts — Speaking and Listening, Writing
Grade Level Grades 3-12, Higher Education, Professional Development
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Attributes Good for Parents
License

Attribution Non-commercial NoDerivative

CC (BY-NC-ND)

Description
Resources
Reviews

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.” 

Check out the attachment for "The Hill We Climb" lesson plan below.

#1 Partner Lesson of 2021

Resources

Reviews

4.2
6 Reviews
(No subject)
Erika Deleo
February 24, 2021
This poem is so beautiful! I
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
(No subject)
Kieran Williams
January 22, 2021
Sixto, can you explain to us
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
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