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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated With Bilingual Poetry Slam

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Suzanne Carlucci and Grace Giordano’s English ENL class at Amityville Memorial High School recently hosted a bilingual poetry slam to celebrate the end of Hispanic Heritage Month.  

In September, students read and analyzed the poem “Where I’m From” by George Ella Lyon. They then wrote their own poems in English and Spanish based on this classic piece. The students celebrated where they are from, and their poems praised countries including Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. The teachers emphasized that to students that it is important to celebrate where they are from, as well as where they are going.


Tuesday, July 07, 2020