Activity/Discussion Guides

Discussion guides are in alignment with the Common Core State Standards for English Language arts. Click on a cover to download the guide.

POET Activity Guide

Teacher'sGuideCCSClick here to download the POET Activity Guide (CCSS Annotated)..

Poetry as Freedom Workshop Guide


Click here to download the POETRY AS FREEDOM Workshop Guide for classrooms, libraries, and community groups.

Poet TEKS Curriculum Guide

Poet - Tate TEKS GUIDE-1

Click here to download the Texas Essential of Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Curriculum Guide.

It Jes’ Happened

She Loved Baseball Guide

Hope’s Gift Guide

Additional activities for Hope’s Gift

Hope’s Gift Coloring Page – Family

Hope’s Word Search

Henry’s Word Shapes

Papa’s Hidden Message

Mama’s Match Game