Poetry: A Mirror in Which to See Myself

Fifth graders focus on their self-esteem and strengths while reading poetry. In groups, they research the contributions and achievements of African-Americans and discuss how they overcame obstacles. They are read a poem, define new vocabulary and write a paper on what the author means when he says Frederick Douglass is not dead.

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