Jamia Wilson

Jamia Wilson is many things: An activist. A feminist. A storyteller. A mediamaker. But more than anything, she is a natural-born thought leader.

Below you will find various activities for your students to explore the themes touched upon in Jamia's 'Young, Gifted and Black' We have also given suggested activities you could do with your students to future explore the themes.To support you we have created lesson slides and have given you an extracts from the book.

Extracts from 'Young, Gifted and Black'

'Young, Gifted and Black' Lesson Slides

'Young, Gifted and Black' Lesson Tasks

We have a a series of comprehension self-marking quizzes, the quizzes are designed to allow KS2 pupils to practise and apply their skills of the Content Domains. They have been written in a progressive order, and using different question types, to support KS2 pupils of different abilities.

'Young, Gifted and Black' Quiz 2A

'Young, Gifted and Black' Quiz 2B

Below you will find links to other LGfL resources which link to the themes mentioned in Jamia Wilson's 'Young, Gifted and Black'

The Busy Things Platform has a range of activities linked to Jamia Wilson's “Young,Gifted and Black" including:

  • Interactive Book extract

  • Grammar highlighter

  • Grammar quizzes based on extracts

  • Write a review of book (or extract)

  • Design a book jacket illustration and blurb

  • Write a character profile

  • Comprehension quizzes