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Nikki Giovanni in the Classroom: "The same ol' danger but a brand new pleasure"
by Carol Jago
|Grades||9 – 12|
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.
Jago, Carol. 1999. Nikki Giovanni in the Classroom: "The same ol danger but a brand new pleasure." Urbana, IL: NCTE.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
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.