An Educator Guide to Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman

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Call Us By What We Carry, a poetry collection by Nation Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, is the focus of a 10-page teacher's guide. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Ask class members to select a poem from the collection for analysis, mount the poem, an illustration, and their response on a poster board, and then conduct a gallery walk 
Classroom Considerations
  • The guide includes information about #Disrupttexts and its four core principles
  • Discussion questions are aligned with the seven sections of the collection
Pros
  • The poems ask readers to consider their own biases and encourage them to make changes
Cons
  • None