Reading and Exploring 'Torture' and 'We Alone Can Devalue Gold' by Alice Walker

In this lesson, we will explore two poems by Alice Walker: 'Torture' and 'We Alone Can Devalue Gold'. We will consider the role of both resilience and materialism in our society.

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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!

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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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!

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?

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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?

5/5

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Reading and Exploring ‘Torture’ and ‘We Alone Can Devalue Gold’ by Alice Walker - Quiz

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

Q1.Fill in the gap: To be able to move forward when things go wrong or _______ things happen.

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Q2.Which of the following sentences uses resilient incorrectly?

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Q3.What does Walker use as a symbol for resilience?

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Q4.Fill in the gap: A belief that material possessions are more important than ________/ spiritual values.

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Q5.What does Walker suggest our revolution should be?

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Reading and Exploring ‘Torture’ and ‘We Alone Can Devalue Gold’ by Alice Walker - Quiz

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

Q1.Fill in the gap: To be able to move forward when things go wrong or _______ things happen.

1/5

Q2.Which of the following sentences uses resilient incorrectly?

2/5

Q3.What does Walker use as a symbol for resilience?

3/5

Q4.Fill in the gap: A belief that material possessions are more important than ________/ spiritual values.

4/5

Q5.What does Walker suggest our revolution should be?

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Lesson summary: Reading and Exploring 'Torture' and 'We Alone Can Devalue Gold' by Alice Walker

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