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Nikki Giovanni in the Classroom: "The same ol' danger but a brand new pleasure"

by Carol Jago

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Nikki Giovanni in the Classroom: "The same ol' danger but a brand new pleasure"

Grades 9 – 12
Type Book
Pages 78
Published October 1999
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

Description  

The first volume in the NCTE High School Literature Series, this small, practical book features primary source materials including many of Giovanni's poems reprinted in full, easily adaptable lessons and activities, and a resource section for students and teachers wishing to study Giovanni further.

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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Childhood Remembrances: Life and Art Intersect in Nikki Giovanni’s “Nikki-Rosa”

Students explore what Carol Jago calls the place “where life and art intersect” by reading Nikki Giovanni’s poem, “Nikki-Rosa,” and then writing about childhood memories of their own.