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Declaration (of a Kgomotso Girl)

Grade Level Grades 6-12
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Students will read and discuss "Declaration," a poem written by a Peace Corps Volunteer serving in South Africa. Students will focus reading and discussion on issues of gender as they appear in the poem. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.6

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Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

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Wasn't sure how the first link was useful for the lesson, unless it was for background knowledge on the Peace Corp.
rebwade
December 14, 2013

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