Words That Burn is a 10-session poetry education series for secondary and further education students.
Powerful graphic novel of one man’s journey from Côte d’Ivoire to France in search of his wife and son.
Students look at the subtleties and connotations of language, and the impact words have in describing a person or event.
Students explore how words can help process feelings of anger and helplessness – and bring about self-empowerment.
On film, poet Emtithal Mahmoud asks students to ‘bear witness’ to her experiences of genocide in Darfur.
Students learn that everyone has a role to play in upholding human rights – in their school, community and world.
Moving, unsentimental and utterly page-turning, we meet and share the experiences of a remarkable girl.
Students are inspired to write a poem from the perspective of someone who has experienced hate crime.
These notes have been created to support students aged 12+ to explore the characters, storyline and issues in this book,
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