ERIC Number: ED436768
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Nikki Giovanni in the Classroom: "The Same Ol Danger but a Brand New Pleasure." The NCTE High School Literature Series.
This book, for grades 9-12, presents primary source materials relating to the poet Nikki Giovanni (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's work further. It is a resource both for teachers already teaching the work of this writer and for those seeking to diversify their literature curriculum. Chapters are: "Where Art and Life Intersect"; "Looking at Language"; "Writing from Models"; "Taking a Critical Stance"; "Extensions and Connections"; and "More" (which lists additional sources of information). Contains 12 references. (EF)
Descriptors: Black Literature, Course Content, Creative Writing, English Curriculum, High Schools, Language Arts, Literary Criticism, Literary Devices, Poetry, Poets, Primary Sources
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.