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2020-2021 by the numbers
Total Instructional hours
Educators served via 826 Digital
Students of color
Students from low-income families
“The Hill We Climb”
Students discuss the 2021 inaugural poem by Amanda Gorman and write their own poems in response to "The Hill We Climb."
A Place Worth Being
Students will write a personal narrative where they describe themselves as a place. Not a specific place, but all the things a "place" consists of.
Students recall “last times” in their lives and revisit the depth of their experience through writing.
Poetry, Visual, Performing Media Arts
Poets in Revolt!
The pen is mightier than the sword. In this lesson, students learn there's no better evidence of this than the poetry behind social movements.
Students design dream schools filled with creative and imaginative elements to improve learning, complete with origin stories, illustrated designs, and sales pitches.
Narrative, Visual, Performing, and Media Arts
The Illustrated Word
In this activity, students illustrate a favorite word and explore what makes words meaningful through illustration, research, and discussion.
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