Reading and Exploring 'Rosa' by Rita Dove

In this lesson, you will explore The Civil Rights Movement before considering Rita Dove's presentation of Rosa Parks in her poem 'Rosa'.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.When was McKay writing?

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Q2.True or False: The Harlem Renaissance was led by African-American artists.

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Q3.What form is 'America' written in?

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Q4.What technique does McKay use throughout his poem, 'America'?

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Q5.Fill in the gap: McKay calls America a 'cultured _______'

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.When was McKay writing?

1/5

Q2.True or False: The Harlem Renaissance was led by African-American artists.

2/5

Q3.What form is 'America' written in?

3/5

Q4.What technique does McKay use throughout his poem, 'America'?

4/5

Q5.Fill in the gap: McKay calls America a 'cultured _______'

5/5

Video

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

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Reading and Exploring ‘Rosa’ by Rita Dove - Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.True or False: The Civil Rights Movement was at its peak during the 1950s and 1960s.

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Q2.What did The Civil Rights Movement fight for?

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Q3.What did Rosa Parks refuse to do?

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Q4.Fill in the gap: 'the time right inside a place so ________'

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Q5.How would you describe the images Dove uses throughout her poem?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Reading and Exploring ‘Rosa’ by Rita Dove - Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.True or False: The Civil Rights Movement was at its peak during the 1950s and 1960s.

1/5

Q2.What did The Civil Rights Movement fight for?

2/5

Q3.What did Rosa Parks refuse to do?

3/5

Q4.Fill in the gap: 'the time right inside a place so ________'

4/5

Q5.How would you describe the images Dove uses throughout her poem?

5/5