Monday, September 17, 2012

"I Am" Poems by Michelle Santos



I am Jupiter.
I come from far, far away,
but I am ready to be discovered.
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I am one direction:
justice and equality for all.

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I am not Batman.
I do not wear a mask.
But I wear a hijab.
I'm not trying to hide 
from society.



Michelle Santos is a a high school ESOL teacher.  As part of a lesson plan, she helps her students write "I Am" poems, self-defining pieces demonstrating understanding of imagery, metaphor, simile, etc.
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