April 4

Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

April 4, 1968

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Maya Angelou, American poet, is born

April 4, 1928

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  • Introducing Metaphors Through Poetry
    Lesson Plan / Literature & Language Arts
    Introducing Metaphors Through Poetry

    Metaphors are used often in literature, appearing in every genre from poetry to prose and from essays to epics. This lesson introduces students to the use of metaphor through the poetry of Langston Hughes, Margaret Atwood, and others.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) founded

April 4, 1949

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