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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 https://ncte.org/get-involved/african-american-read-in-toolkit/
- 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 https://www.peoplegetreadybooks.com/?q=h.contact
- 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