“Africa” Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou was a 20th -21st century poet and writer, who grew up experiencing poverty and racism in the Arkansas Delta. Look at the images in her poem “Africa.” Reading the poem literally, what is she saying about Africa? Reading the poem figuratively, how does she identify with Africa as a black woman?
write a one-page essay addressing the reading prompts. The paper should have at least three paragraphs – an introduction, one or more body paragraphs, and a conclusion. The last sentence of the introduction should be your thesis statement. Italicize the thesis statement. Each paragraph must have an italicized topic sentence. Quote the text to support your arguments; provide analysis and commentary.
Part I: Write a top 5 personal values in order of importance
Brief description of what each value means to me?
How each of the 5 values impact my life?
How each of the 5 values impact my leadership effectiveness?
Part II: Leadership Vision Statement
Describes the type of leader I want to be
Describes what student wants to accomplish as a leader
Part III: Strengths and Improvement Areas
3 Strength and explainss why each is a strength
3 Improvement area and explain each why