Hanging Fire

Hanging Fire

Audre Lorde was an African-American writer, feminist, and civil rights activist. As a poet, she is best known for technical mastery and emotional expression. In "Hanging Fire" the speaker, a fourteen year old girl, shares about her anxieties and loneliness.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Stories in Stanzas (Text 4)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set exploring how authors use poetry both to tell stories about the world they live in and to imagine the world as a different place. "Hanging Fire" provides an example of how poetry can be used to express the fears and challenges of everyday life. Encourage students to draw comparisons between themselves and the speaker and to consider how the author's wor

Audre Lorde

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STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.5 - Text Structure

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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