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Kindergarten:
I am Thankful for...Students should be able to read through poem and identify word wall words, all the "thankfuls", and any words that start with the letter of the day.(Under 3 ratings)
Onomatopoeia - Art Meets Language!Introducing "onomatopoeias" and showing different pieces of art that demonstrate onomatopoeias at work! Helping the kids design and create their own onomatopoeia art work using markers/crayons/colored pencils(Under 3 ratings)
1st Grade:
Bumblebee PoetryAfter completing this lesson, the students will be able to recognize poetry sentence structure as well as, be able to write and interpret various life cycles, duties, and characteristics of bumblebees with 98% accuracy.(Under 3 ratings)
Thanksgiving PoemStudents will demonstrate knowledge of the letters in the work Thanksgiving. Students then will create another version of the poem below using the letters in the word Thanksgiving.(Under 3 ratings)
2nd Grade:
Lesson PlanStudents should be able to connect daily life to a poem in order to increase reading comprehension and interest.(Under 3 ratings)
Massachusetts Science Poetry ContestStudents will write and illustrate poems about a favorite science topic.(Under 3 ratings)
PoemsSWBAT tell the difference between a poem and a paragraph.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry Reading Comprehension Grade 2 Charlotte Amy QuinnStudents should be able to read poem "Weather" and make inferences to what type of weather the poem is about. Students should be able to connect the topic of the poem to their personal experiences in order to improve reading comprehension.(Under 3 ratings)
Reading Comprehension of Poetry "Summer Song" by John CiardiStudents will use Reading Comprehension strategies to identify elements of poetry including repeated lines and rhymes. Students will identify the most important idea or the message of the poem. Students will illustrate a line from the poem.(Under 3 ratings)
Reading Comprehension of Poetry "Summer Song" by John CiardiStudents will use Reading Comprehension strategies to identify elements of poetry including repeated lines and rhymes. Students will identify the most important idea or the message of the poem. Students will illustrate a line from the poem.(Under 3 ratings)
Rhyming words in PoetryStudent will be able to recognize rhyming words in the poem. Students will be able to follow with their finger left to right as the poem is read aloud. Students will be able to answer questions of the 5W's from the poem.(Under 3 ratings)
Spring PoetryTo create acrostic poems about Spring using adverbs and adjectives to describe their feelings.(Under 3 ratings)
Spring PoetryTo create an acrostic poem about spring using adverbs and adjectives.(Under 3 ratings)
Spring PoetryTo create an acrostic poem about spring using adverbs and adjectives.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd Grade:
INVITATIONS TO LOST THINGS THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE AND "THE SECRET OF SUCCESS?"Students will identify the shared theme of a play and a nonfiction article. Students will analyze point of view and author's purpose in the poem. Students will define and use basic Arts and Humanities vocabulary to stage and perform a classroom play.(Under 3 ratings)
Language Arts 3-3/3-7Students will: identify regular beats, rhymes, stanzas, lines and repetition in poetry. Identify the main idea, theme and mood of poem. Identify the author's purpose of the poem, Use personal experiences or gather information in order to write poetry. Ask and answer questions about a poem. Compare and contrast poems by the same author or on the same topic. Compare and contrast the point of view of the author to their own personal point of view.(Under 3 ratings)
Minecraft Mania/Travel (Poetry)Students will compare and contrast the histories of two playthings, and why they have been successful.(Under 3 ratings)
Minecraft Mania/Travel (Poetry)Students will compare and contrast the histories of two playthings, and why they have been successful.(Under 3 ratings)
Poerty Feb. Mini LessonsWhat is alliteration? Objective: Use chart to explain alliteration creations. RL 2.4(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry Into MusicUsing poetry that has been previously read and analyzed, students will transform a poem into a song by chanting or singing lines from stanzas and adding two ostinatos using a variety of instruments.(Under 3 ratings)
SEABISCUIT "APRIL RAIN SONG"Students will identify personification. Students will identify the main idea of an play. Students will identify how historical setting contributes to a play. Students will identify the meaning and purpose of idioms.(Under 3 ratings)
Shape Poetry LessonAfter being exposed to a variety of shape poems, students will create their own animal shape poems. Students will use vocabulary related to physical characteristics and adaptations of animals (information gathered from previous science lessons). They will also use descriptive vocabulary found in thesauruses.(Under 3 ratings)
The Rocket's Red GlareStudents will identify important events in the play and make connections to the poem it inspired.(Under 3 ratings)
The Rocket's Red GlareStudents will identify important events in the play and make connections to the poem it inspired.(Under 3 ratings)
Welcome to the FutureStudents will make inferences from the nonfiction article and poem about what their lives might be like if they lived 100 years from now.(Under 3 ratings)
Winter Poetry/Photo-storyStudents will be able to use Photo-story to create and present a poem about Winter.(Under 3 ratings)
“A Punctuation Story”Students will study personification and consid3⁄4er the roles of punctuation marks in sentences.(Under 3 ratings)
4th Grade:
4th Grade English Week of 05-05-14I can... - Identify different aspects of poetry - Define similes, metaphors, personification, alliteration, assonance, repetition, rhyme - Explain couplets, triplets, and quatrain poems - Write my own poem(Under 3 ratings)
Day 1 - Intro. to Poetry- Students will develop poetry-related vocabulary, so that when summarizing a poem they can effectively use fourth grade language. - Students will correctly identify the parts of poems so that when given a poem they can correctly identify all of its structural elements.(Under 3 ratings)
Day 2 - Labeling the Parts of a Poem- Students will correctly identify the parts of poems so that when given a poem they can correctly identify all of its structural elements.(Under 3 ratings)
Day 3 - Labeling Parts of a Free Verse Poem- Students will correctly identify the parts of poems so that when given a poem they can correctly identify all of its structural elements.(Under 3 ratings)
Day 6 & 7 - Poetry Books- Students will correctly identify the parts of poems so that when given a poem they can correctly identify all of its structural elements. - Students will determine the theme of a poem so that when given a poem they can correctly explain the theme using their own words. - Students will develop poetry-related vocabulary, so that when summarizing a poem they can effectively use fourth grade language.(Under 3 ratings)
Day 9 - Bio Poems- Students will correctly identify the parts of poems so that when given a poem they can correctly identify all of its structural elements. - Students will determine the theme of a poem so that when given a poem they can correctly explain the theme using their own words. - Students will develop poetry-related vocabulary, so that when summarizing a poem they can effectively use fourth grade language.(Under 3 ratings)
Days 4 & 5 - Poetry Books- Students will correctly identify the parts of poems so that when given a poem they can correctly identify all of its structural elements. - Students will determine the theme of a poem so that when given a poem they can correctly explain the theme using their own words.(Under 3 ratings)
Discovering Poetry Week 1In this lesson students will learn how the author uses rhythm to express point of view by identifying the rhythm of a poem and determining what the author is trying to tell the reader through the rhythm.(Under 3 ratings)
Edgar Allen PoeSygdfhiuog;nigbndfl(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry/Information/Literature May 12, 2014Students will be able to determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by details. Students will be able to summarize the text. Students will be able to interpret information presented visually, orally or quantitatively to explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text. Students will be able to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry/Informational Text April 28, 2014Students will be able to determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by details. Students will be able to summarize the text. Students will be able to interpret information presented visually, orally or quantitatively to explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text. Students will be able to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text. Students will be able to integrate information from two text on the same topic n order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry/Informational Text May 5, 2014Students will be able to determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by details. Students will be able to summarize the text. Students will be able to interpret information presented visually, orally or quantitatively to explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text. Students will be able to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.(Under 3 ratings)
Team 3 11/17/2014 - 11/21/2014By the end of this lesson, students will refer to parts of poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections with 80% accuracy. By the end of this lesson, students will form and use possessives with 80% accuracy.(Under 3 ratings)
Week of December 9, 2013 Introduction to Literary ElementsStudents will Be able to explain what a simile and metaphor are and how to write poetry using them. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms Demonstrate understanding of words that are related to antonyms and synonyms and be able to use them appropriately.(Under 3 ratings)
5th Grade:
Celebrate National Poem in Your Pocket DayI will inspire appreciation of poetry through sharing poems with other students.(Under 3 ratings)
Day 1The Student will: - Complete reading the assigned portion of novel - Be able to define and identify components of free verse poetry(Under 3 ratings)
Day 2The student will - Discuss previously assigned reading - Write a short poem using free verse(Under 3 ratings)
Finding the Theme of a PoemStudents will: Determine the theme of a poem and use details from the poem to support their responses.(Under 3 ratings)
November 10-14Students can read and comprehend poetry Students can identify the rhyme scheme of a poem Students can explain a poems meaning(Under 3 ratings)
OnomatopoeiaStudents will be able to correctly identify onomatopoeias in poetry.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry(Under 3 ratings)
What does Poetry Mean To You?Students should be able to write a short poem to share to class.(Under 3 ratings)
6th Grade:
Abandoned FarmhouseRL 6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone.(Under 3 ratings)
comparing two poemsStudents will compare and contrast two poems from a similar point of view and subject matter.(Under 3 ratings)
Other Words Chart PoetryCreate a chart to help students come up with more imaginative words when writing.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry Lesson 1BR: Fill in Agenda/ Copy Vocab To start the unit on poetry in a comfortable space where students feel good about sharing with the class.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry Lesson 2Students will learn poetry vocab and write their own poems with illustrations.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry TermsTo understand the terms used to explain different poetic elements.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry Unit TestTSW test their knowledge of poetry.(Under 3 ratings)
POV and Purpose in PoetryReading: Analyze a poem for author's purpose. Writing: Write and publish a poem using an online template at readwritethink.org(Under 3 ratings)
The Walrus and the CarpenterStudents to use vocabulary terms that they learned the previous day to analyze the poem, walrus and the carpenter.(Under 3 ratings)
Writing PoemsTSW write a narrative/ lyric poem that is an original composition. Then they will label poet elements in their poem.(Under 3 ratings)
7th Grade:
April PoemSWBAT read poems and identify nouns, verbs, and adjectives. SWBAT create diamante poems about their favorite season of the year.(Under 3 ratings)
April PoemSWBAT read poems and identify nouns, verbs, and adjectives. SWBAT create diamante poems about their favorite season of the year.(Under 3 ratings)
Feb 9 to Feb 13 2015Students can collaborate and use poetry terms to write about poetry.(Under 3 ratings)
February 22 - 25I can identify a poem structure and how it contributes to the theme. I can identify the following types and meanings of figurative language: Metaphor, Simile, Alliteration, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Hyperbole, Idiom . I can identify rhymes and repetitions of sound.(Under 3 ratings)
Friday Feb. 26th(Under 3 ratings)
Jan 12 to Jan 16 2015Students can collaborate and use poetry terms to write about poetry. Students can follow state standards to produce public speech.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanTo explore poetic techniques(Under 3 ratings)
March 14th - March 18th.(Under 3 ratings)
March 14th - March 18th.(Under 3 ratings)
March 21st - March 24th(Under 3 ratings)
March 7th - March 11th(Under 3 ratings)
Monday, March 7 - Friday, March 11Students will identify and analyze figurative language by completing a close read activity. Students will determine the theme or meaning of "Fight Song" by Rachel Platten by analyzing figurative language and determining the tone of the speaker. Students will demonstrate their understanding of figurative language, poetic sound devices, and structure by presenting their poems and explaining these elements to their classmates.(Under 3 ratings)
October 3 - 5RL.7.2 Determine a theme or central idea of "The Highwayman" and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text. RL.7.3 Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in "The Highwayman" (e.g. how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events). RL7.4 Determine the meaning of words ans phrases as they are used in "The Highwayman."(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry #2Students should be able to use seven types of figurative language including simile, metaphor, alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification and idiom. Students will also be able to annotate a poem and look for the authors meaning. They will also have a review of several different forms of poetry and be able to recognize rules pertaining to each. Students will practice writing several forms of poetry.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry #3Students will be able to recognize various forms of poetry including haiku, cinquain, limerick, free verse and rhyme pattern. They will also recognize and work with a narrative poem.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry #4Students should be able to identify a poem's structure and how the use of figurative language contributes to its imagery and meaning.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry: Forgetfulness by Billy CollinsStudents will be able to identify differences between read and spoken poetry and use literary terms to discuss poetry.(Under 3 ratings)
Reading 4/11 to 4/15Assessment on poetry(Under 3 ratings)
Reading 4/18 to 4/22Writing assessment/reading literature(Under 3 ratings)
Reading 4/4-4/8To determine how literary devices can improve a poem(Under 3 ratings)
September 12 - 16How does figurative language create imagery? How does figurative language make your writing (and others' writing) more interesting)? I can identity the following types and meanings of figurative language: metaphor, simile, alliteration, personification, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, and idiom (CCSS.ELA.L.7.4 and CCSS.ELA.RL.7.4). I can identify rhymes and repetitions in sounds I can cite evidence from a text to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text (CCSS.ELA.RL.7.1).(Under 3 ratings)
September 6 - 9Essential Questions: What do I need to do to successfully complete the first book report? What is the best way to communicate? Students will understand that the words of poetry stir up the feelings and ideas in a reader or listener. Students will understand that imagery can be used to promote specific feelings. Students will understand that an author’s tone and voice can be identified through his/her word choice. Students will write an autobiographical poem that reveals their thoughts and feelings through word choice and imagery.(Under 3 ratings)
8th Grade:
"Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou "I Too, Sing American" by Langston HughesStudents will read and interpret "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou Students will identify repetition, symbolism, metaphors, their use and intended purpose. Students will connect the poem to their self, the world or another piece of literature. Students will determine the historical context of the poem.(Under 3 ratings)
Bill of Rights acrostic PoemStudents should be able to know and understand the ten Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution. Students create a Bill of Rights acrostic poem.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson Plan for 10/29/13 Cynthia OglesbyRL 5 - Analyze how the structure of a text contributes to its meaning. RL 10 - Read and comprehend poems.(Under 3 ratings)
Oh Captain, My Captain and The SneetchesI can determine the theme of a text. I can determine the figurative and connotative meaning of words and phrases based on how they are used in a text.(Under 3 ratings)
Oh Captain, My Captain and The SneetchesI can determine the theme of a text. I can determine the figurative and connotative meaning of words and phrases based on how they are used in a text.(Under 3 ratings)
PoetryStudents will recognize rhythm, rhyme, repetition, alliteration, and assonance.(Under 3 ratings)
PoetryStudents will recognize rhythm, rhyme, repetition, alliteration, and assonance.(Under 3 ratings)
PoetryLiterary analysis- analyze and evaluate lyric poetry; identify and analyze sound devices; make inferences(Under 3 ratings)
PoetryIntroduce the basics of the poetry genre.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry: Paul Revere's RideThe students will analyze how Henry Wadsworth Longfellow used language, rhythm, rhyme, and repetition to create suspense, tension, and excitement in this poem.(Under 3 ratings)
The Giver and Found Poetry - Glen BeckStudents will use an excerpt from “The Giver” and create a Found Poem (Blackout Poem) to demonstrate their knowledge of symbolism within dystopian societies.(Under 3 ratings)
What makes a poem?The students should be able to identify and analyze elements of poetic form. The students should be able to identify and analyze a poem's speaker. The students should be able to compare traditional form with free verse. The students should be able to identify and analyze sound devices, imagery, and figurative language.(Under 3 ratings)
What makes a poem?The students should be able to identify and analyze elements of poetic form. The students should be able to identify and analyze a poem's speaker. The students should be able to compare traditional form with free verse. The students should be able to identify and analyze sound devices, imagery, and figurative language.(Under 3 ratings)
What makes a poem?The students should be able to identify and analyze elements of poetic form. The students should be able to identify and analyze a poem's speaker. The students should be able to compare traditional form with free verse. The students should be able to identify and analyze sound devices, imagery, and figurative language.(Under 3 ratings)
What makes a poem?The students should be able to identify and analyze elements of poetic form. The students should be able to identify and analyze a poem's speaker. The students should be able to compare traditional form with free verse. The students should be able to identify and analyze sound devices, imagery, and figurative language.(Under 3 ratings)
World War I - In Flanders FieldLeaning Targets I can: Cite evidence to support analysis of a primary source. Determine the central idea a primary source(Under 3 ratings)
9th Grade:
Romeo and julietAssess students' retention of the elements of a sonnet. Review events of Act I and Act II Themes, literary structure(Under 3 ratings)
sonnet act Ithe parts of a sonnet, the characters and actions of Act I(Under 3 ratings)
sonnet act Ithe parts of a sonnet, the characters and actions of Act I(Under 3 ratings)
SonnetsStudents will... identify a Shakespearean sonnet identify and label rhyming structure (two sonnets) identify and label iambic pentameter (two sonnets) identify and label sonnet’s division (two sonnets) define Shakespearean sonnet identify foreshadowing in Prologue(Under 3 ratings)
Sonnets (Day 2)[see Day 1](Under 3 ratings)
Verbal Poem and IllustrationStudents will use conventional grammar and spelling as well as verb phrases to create a poem. Students will select an appropriate illustration for poem that demonstrates knowledge of the poem's theme.(Under 3 ratings)
Why "A Dream Deferred"?-Students will evaluate the figurative language in "A Dream Deferred" -Discuss how an author introduces a piece of literature. -Make connections between the theme of the poem and the theme of "The American Dream" -Write a short essay response answering why Hansberry used the poem.(Under 3 ratings)
Work and Energy Lab- Man Verse Woman- Chair Pick upTo reinforce concepts of mechanics using the human body. Biological evolution(Under 3 ratings)
10th Grade:
Analyzing tone in PoetryThis week students will read several poems and determine how the speaker creates a specific tone. They will also understand how a poet uses comparisons to express their inner feelings. Students will look at comparisons in nature and explain what emotions are conveyed. At the end of the lesson, students will write a poem with a distinct tone and will use comparisons to reveal their feelings about a topic.(Under 3 ratings)
Comparing Speakers in PoetryThis lesson will help students to make inferences when reading poetry. Students will use the strategy "Looks Like, Feels Like" in order to provide details about the speaker in two poems, "The Artilleryman's Vision and Look at This." Students will use the inferences to write a tribute to each solider. To complete the lesson, students will learn about the term "tone." Students will apply this concept to determine the poem that best captures the cruel nature of war.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents will make observations about two passages, then compare the two forms of writing(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanTo develop comprehension skills of abstract reading. Meets the following common core state standards: RL.9-10.2. Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. RL.9-10.7. Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanTo develop comprehension skills of abstract reading. Meets the following common core state standards: RL.9-10.2. Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. RL.9-10.7. Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanMake the inferences and connections from classical poetry to modern day music. What recent song (within the last 2 years) most closely relates to the poetry presented? Sum up your answer in 4 sentences(Under 3 ratings)
PoetryThe lessons this week will introduce students to poetry. Students will read two poems, "The Artilleryman's Vision" and "Look at This." Students will understand how the speaker of each poem creates meaning by the details shared and the style used. By the analyzing the language of the poem, students will be able to make inferences about each speaker. They will also learn words to describe the tone for each poem. Finally, students will be able to write a poem about war and use vivid language to establish a specific tone.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry UnitStudents will analyze text/compare to non-fiction text Students will analyze poetry structure/form Students will interpret poems/lyrical and prose formats Students will write their own "found poem"(Under 3 ratings)
11th Grade:
American PoetryStudents will complete the unit on analyzing legal documents by conducting a mock press conference. Students will present a proclamation and critique the delivery. Next, students will begin the unit on poetry. Students will identify various themes in the poem, "I Hear American Singing." They will learn about the technique cataloging and evaluate how the author, Walt Whitman, uses this technique to honor the working class. Students will also evaluate Whitman's style and make conclusions about his values.(Under 3 ratings)
American PoetryStudents will complete the unit on analyzing legal documents by conducting a mock press conference. Students will present a proclamation and critique the delivery. Next, students will begin the unit on poetry. Students will identify various themes in the poem, "I Hear American Singing." They will learn about the technique cataloging and evaluate how the author, Walt Whitman, uses this technique to honor the working class. Students will also evaluate Whitman's style and make conclusions about his values.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents will make observations about two passages, then compare the two forms of writing(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry Lesson PlanThe student will be able to identify the various forms of poetry, read and discuss poems, and develop critical thinking skills to analyze poems(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry PresentationsStudents will present their memorized poems to the class(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry: Walt Whitman1. Hone their skills of observation and perception 2. Increase their precision in using descriptive language 3. Understand and appreciate multiple perspectives 4. Apply what they have learned in a new situation—writing poems in their own voices Reading, Craft and Structure: CCSS.ELA-Literacy. RL.9-10.4 and 11-12.4 Writing, Text Types and Purposes: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.3d and 11-12.3d Speaking and Listening, Comprehension and Collaboration: CCSS.ELA-Literacy. SL.9-10.1d and 11-12. 1d(Under 3 ratings)
Robert Frost's PoetryStudents will be able to identify extended metaphors, personification, rhyme schemes, etc.(Under 3 ratings)
The American DreamStudents will continue their study of American Poetry. This week, students will discuss the concept of “The American Dream” and develop their own definition of this concept.  The students will examine quotes and poems that explore this concept and highlight groups of people who historically have not had access to “The American Dream.”  They will discuss the possible reasons for and price of this historical disillusionment.  At the end of this week's lesson, students will create a visual illustration of their "American Dream."(Under 3 ratings)
The Poetry of Edgar Allan PoeStudents will read the poem "Annabel Lee" and analyze its form and meaning. Students will answer questions about the poem's format and theme. Students will compare and contrast "Annabel Lee" and "The Raven."(Under 3 ratings)
The Poetry of Edgar Allan PoeStudents will read the poem "Annabel Lee" and analyze its form and meaning. Students will answer questions about the poem's format and theme. Students will compare and contrast "Annabel Lee" and "The Raven."(Under 3 ratings)
Transcendental PoetryStudents will be breaking down a song for practice, then becoming intimate with a poem from the transcendental period. Students will be expected to memorize their poem and explain its meaning.(Under 3 ratings)
Understanding the American Experience using Poetry.Students will understand the American experience through the voice of Langston Hughes. Students will read the poem, "I, Too," and compare the themes expressed with that of Walt Whitman's poem, "I Hear America Singing." Students will identify the metaphors used in Hughes poem and explain their meanings. They will create a collage that visualizes America as expressed in both poems. Students will read another poem, "Let America be America" and decide whether the details vividly captures the struggles of Black Americans. To complete this week's lesson, students will find three poems that highlight the progress of America and students will prepare a presentation that explains the meaning of each poem.(Under 3 ratings)
12th Grade:
Chinese and Japanese Poetry, Poetic Devices, and ProseTo provide background information of Confucius and to allow students to understand key concepts and components of his writing and teachings.(Under 3 ratings)
Craft and Structure of Arms and the BoyCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.) CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.5 Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the choice of where to begin or end a story, the choice to provide a comedic or tragic resolution) contribute to its overall structure and meaning as well as its aesthetic impact. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.6 Analyze a case in which grasping a point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant (e.g., satire, sarcasm, irony, or understatement).(Under 3 ratings)
Craft and Structure of Arms and the BoyCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.) CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.5 Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the choice of where to begin or end a story, the choice to provide a comedic or tragic resolution) contribute to its overall structure and meaning as well as its aesthetic impact. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.6 Analyze a case in which grasping a point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant (e.g., satire, sarcasm, irony, or understatement).(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents should be able to create a Chaucer poem using characterization and imagery.(Under 3 ratings)
Spenserian and Shakespearean SonnetsStudents should be able to identify and interpret refrains. Students should be able to analyze ballads. Students should be able to compare ballad versions.(Under 3 ratings)

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