Your Name is a Song
Social Justice Activities:
Figurative Language: The title is a metaphor and the book is filled with metaphors and similes. The mother also uses beautiful descriptive words to describe names, make a list of all the words to enhance writing.
Speaking & Listening: Build community by having students record a video on FlipGrid, pronouncing their full name and telling something special about their name. This will allow students and teachers to watch the video as many times as needed to memorize names correctly.
- Fiction, All Ages
- Perspectives: Black & Muslim
- Author's stated heritage: Black & Muslim
- Subject Integration: Music, Art, Writing
Listen to the Author
The Author pronounces all the names in the book.