top of page

Lesson Plans

The lesson plans below are designed primarily for students of color, with particular emphasis on Black girls and bilingual Mexican American students. All lesson plans were developed by Ariana Brown in collaboration with Texas-based educators and include TEKS Objectives.

Spanish Translations

Download Spanish translations of 10 of Ariana's most popular poems,

including the poems listed above. Available as a PDF for $1.00 USD.

Teachers' Guide

Available as a free downloadable PDF.

Developed by Ariana Brown and Prof. Joshua Deckman.

Ideal for high school & college classrooms.

  • Key Themes

  • Discussion Questions

  • Paired Readings

  • Activities & Assignments

We Are Owed Teachers Guide first page.
bottom of page