With many school districts nationwide experiencing rapid growth in the number of students of color, culturally diverse students, and students of low-income families, it is important for teachers to plan culturally responsive activities that cater to a heterogeneous group and to create an inclusive space for students' diverse backgrounds, identities, and voices. In my class, writing and sharing identity poems give students an opportunity to feel recognized and celebrated for their differences.
"Theme for English H: Identity Poems in a Multicultural English Class,"
New Jersey English Journal: Vol. 9
, Article 20.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.montclair.edu/nj-english-journal/vol9/iss1/20