Hubris at the Bat

Work on the writing traits of organization and idea development in this Six-Trait Writing lesson plan. Middle schoolers listen to and discuss the writing style of "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, and write a parody of the poem about a modern-day character. Incorporate the concept of theme in their adaptation.

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Grade
6th - 9th
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English Language Arts
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