Notre Dame High School African American Read-In - NCTE

Every year, hundreds of celebrations of the African American Read-In take place across the country and around the world. These events feature the texts, talks, and discussions by and about African American authors and serve as a way to recognize and amplify their work. 

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Notre Dame High School African American Read-In

February 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Music at the beginning of the event, while we are clicking students into the zoom
  • Introduction to the event
  • Student to read “Still I Rise” Maya Angelou  – I will share the screen with the text of the poem so students can follow along as student reads
  • African American Literature Khoot game
  • Event will end with Amanda Gorman video from inauguration 
  • Door Prize – Kwame Alexander Book and gift card to local, black owned bookstore
  • If students are staying at school that afternoon they can zoom into the event from the cafeteria and snacks will be provided
  • A digital folder of short works will be shared with participants at the end of the event. 
  • Extra credit in English classes for participation 


February 10, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Notre Dame High School