Letters to Poets

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Add a strong poetry lesson to your literature unit. Middle and high schoolers investigate their writing voices with journaling and group discussion, then choose a famous poet to study. They write letters to their chosen poets, explaining why they connect with their poets' voices. You could use any poet in this activity, but the lesson includes Robert Frost, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Pablo Neruda, William Carlos Williams, and Gwendolyn Brooks.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Grade
7th - 10th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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