Black Poets

Literary Learning

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Today is Black Poetry Day and National Pasta Day.

ON THIS DATE

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SONGS OF THE DAY 
Chicago - Saturday in the Park - LISTEN
Bay City Rollers  - Saturday Night - LISTEN
Elton John - Saturday Night's Alright - LISTEN

THEME:  Black Poets

  • Grades 4-12 - PBS LearningMedia -  A Walk Through Harlem -Symbolism in "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Poetry in America - Langston Hughes - Harlem - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Poetry in America - Gwendolyn Brooks - To Prisoners - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Gwendolyn Brooks: The Creative Person (1966) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Gwendolyn Brooks: Still ‘Real Cool’ at 100 - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Gwendolyn Brooks Reads  "We Real Cool" - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - Weekly Poem: Rita Dove Reads 'Chocolate' - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Experience - Maya Angelou and the 1993 Inaugural Poem: “On the Pulse of Morning” - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Rita Dove - "American Smooth" - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - Rita Dove Interview - VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Book View Now - Rita Dove Interview - VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Poetry Everywhere - Lucille Clifton - "won't you celebrate with me" - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Poetry Everywhere - Kwame Dawes -  "Tornado Child" - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Poetry Everywhere - Yusef Komunyakaa - "Facing It" - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Overheard with Evan Smith - Nikki Giovanni - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Write Around the Corner - Nikki Giovanni - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - Nikki Giovanni reads ‘The Lost Cause ... Lost’ - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Write Around the Corner - A Continued Conversation with Nikki Giovanni - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Nikki Giovanni On Poetry & Truth -VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Connections - Poet Nikky Finney - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - One to One - Nikki Finney - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Book View Now - Claudia Rankine on Citizen: An American Lyric - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - Author Claudia Rankine Answers Questions About ‘Citizen’ - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - American Experience - Langston Hughes on Trial - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Meet the Past - Langston Hughes - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Audre Lorde - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 10-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Passages - Rhythms in Poetry - VIEW

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