Blackout history: Exploring Daniel Wale's poem 'Navajo Roads'

This lesson plan explores Daniel Wale's 'Navajo Roads', a winning poem from the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2020.

The activities can be used in a single session, or over a series of sessions.

In this resource, produced by Teacher Trailblazer Joanne Bowles, students are encouraged to think about history, power and conflict and interdisciplinarity. The resource also introduces students to erasure and found poetry as a form.

Joanne Bowles Teacher Trailblazer resource