Lessons for Poetry

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  • Jim Crow and segregation - … , Paul Laurence Dunbar, hands-on, history, language arts, literature, modeling, poetry, segregation, and social studies. Help Please read our disclaimer for … , mood, tone, and repetition as well as the literary forms poetry and personal narratives. introduce the concept of summarization. provide background … : Study the characteristics of literary genres (fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry) through: reading a variety of literature and other text (e …
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  • Under a Tree, Poems About Me - … reread poems aloud, identifying elements unique to the author's poetry. 2. Write a poem about the things you love, using … design illustrations to go with poems. Look through books of poetry to get ideas. Create a title for your poem that … children 6 years and older. Focus on strong rhythms in poetry. Clap the rhythm with your hands or use rhythm instruments … . Work in teams to research the poet's life. Hold poetry readings and respond to stories and poems with art. Assemble …
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  • Sounds of Language (The) - … , refrain, alliteration and onomatopoeia create the sounds of poetry. Students will use poetry to learn about a humanitarian who began a nonprofit … echoing or repeating sounds at the end of words. In poetry, rhyme usually occurs at the end of lines. Rhythm is … one-verse poem may be used as an assessment of poetry conventions and knowledge of philanthropy. Extension: Have students log on …
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  • Seeing Sense in Photographs & Poems - Ut pictura poesis ("As is painting, so is poetry," Horace, Ars Poetica) Through close looks at the physical aspects … William's 1962 poem "Danse Russe," students will explore how poetry can be, in Plutarch's words, "a speaking picture," and … (or in this case a photograph) can be "a silent poetry." They will learn to support their analyses with detailed description … the imagery of a poem, and then by finding other poetry and photography through the EDSITEment website listings to engage with …
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  • Walt Whitman's Notebooks and Poetry: the Sweep of the Universe - … sought to create a new and distinctly American form of poetry. As he declared in Democratic Vistas, "America has yet morally … lands, are but exiles and exotics here. ..." Whitman wanted his poetry to explore important ideas with "the sweep of the universe … American writers. But to what extent does Whitman's own poetry fulfill his stated goal of combining universal themes with the … artistic practice, students will also have an opportunity to compose poetry modeled on the poet's characteristic method of using the …
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  • Writing Poetry Like Pros - … I taught reading poetry and writing poetry as one subject. I brought them together by means of 'poetry ideas,' which were suggestions I … writing. Using poems available through EDSITEment resources, you can make poetry an exciting teaching and learning tool in your classroom.
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  • Lincoln's Legend and Legacy - … America. Watch and interpret video clips of an actor reading poetry and prose on Lincoln by influential American writers. Write an … selection of video clips that show actor Sam Waterston reading poetry and prose about Lincoln from some influential American writers. Choose … the class. 3. Discover how Lincoln not only inspired poetry, but wrote poetry of his own. The Library of Congress article, "Lincoln …
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  • Making Myths: The West in Public and Private Writings - … Rush as "an era replete with a certain heroic Greek poetry, of which perhaps none were more unconscious than the heroes … on Wister and a discussion of the novel at Cowboy Poetry: Featured at the Bar-D Ranch (www.cowboypoetry.com/wister … Performance http://www.traverse.net/people/dot/harte_anxiety.html Cowboy Poetry: Owen Wister http://www.cowboypoetry.com/wister.htm Print Resource …
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  • Poetic Structure - … and connections. (DOK 4) Bellringer: In your opinion, what is poetry? List a few of the characteristics of a poem-- how … into their notes, as well as ways of organization in poetry- types of lines, verses, syllables etc (7min) B. The teacher … out short worksheets, which the students will complete to analyze poetry and structure. (12min) E. The teacher will instruct the students … comprehension. In future classes, we will be touching more on poetry, and reading other poems - I want you to think about …
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  • Poetic Structure 06-18-08 - … connections. (DOK 4) Do Now: In your opinion, what is poetry? List a few of the characteristics of a poem-- how … into their notes, as well as ways of organization in poetry- types of lines, verses, syllables etc (7min) B. The teacher … out short worksheets, which the students will complete to analyze poetry and structure. (12min) E. The teacher will instruct the students … comprehension. In future classes, we will be touching more on poetry, and reading other poems - I want you to think about …
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