Sympathy, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
For African-American History Month, Well-Trained Mind Press offers these FREE downloadable resources. “Sympathy,” a poem by African-American Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906), captures the pain of a life constrained by injustice. Listen to Jim Weiss’s performance of the poem, and then use Susan Wise Bauer’s Teaching Guide to help your students better understand the poet’s work and its place in American history.
FORMAT: Downloadable MP3 and PDF
AUDIO RUNNING TIME: 2 minute
9 and up
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