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"The Hill We Climb"

In this lesson featuring content from The Washington Post, students watch a video of inaugural poet Amanda Gorman delivering her poem, "The Hill We Climb." Students discuss the poem and try writing their own poetry.

Vocabulary
  • stirring
  • inaugural
  • shatter
  • democracy
  • alliteration
  • speech impediment
  • verbalize
  • jam-pack
  • gratitude
  • debut
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Video(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)
  • Poetry Writing(Open-Ended Questions)