Spend up to four lessons using SLAM! and Dear Justyce to explore themes of resistance and activism, the importance of challenging prejudice – and finding your voice through performance poetry.
Third and fourth (S1-3) and Senior Phase (S4-6) / KS3 and KS4
Explore themes of:
√ Poetry √ Resistance and Activism √ Social Justice √ Racism √ Challenging Prejudice
√ Expressive Arts √ English Language √ Social Studies √ Creative Writing
Note to teachers: These books contain some material that may not be suitable for some students. We recommend that teachers read the books carefully before using it in the classroom or recommending it to students and/or seek parental guidance.
Download an extract from SLAM! by Nikita Gill to accompany the resources:
SLAM! by Nikita Gill Intro
*Please note: these resources were originally created to accompany an event as part of the Book Festival online 2020, but they work equally well to accompany the books or to explore the themes!