PROSE AND POETRY
Students search for and bring in poems and prose about nature. They compose their own work by selecting an experience or topic of particular interest associated with nature.
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 1
Can authors speak to each other across works, genres, and even centuries? Study the conversation between Christopher Marlowe in his poem "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love," and the responses by Sir Walter Raleigh and William Carlos...
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Rhythm
Examine Robinson Jeffers' use of rhythm in several of his poems through discussion and writing. Class members take a close look at "Continent's End" and "Gray Weather" with rhythm and tempo in mind before composing essays comparing...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: The Speaker of a Poem
How does a poet's voice influence the meaning and effect of a poem? Explore Emily Dickinson's distinctive voice in the third lesson of ten in a unit about her poetry. Readers discuss the imagery in several of her poems, and write about...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Study of Theme and Figurative Language in Poetry and/or Prose
Tenth graders analyze the use of figurative language and themes used in selected poems and prose. They read four different literature works and define various literary devices such as symbolism, metaphor, personification, and simile....
10th English Language Arts
Focus on Figurative Language in Prose and Poetry
Young scholars place emphasis on the use of figurative language when analyzing prose and poetry. In this figurative language lesson, students explore the tone of a story and its imagery. Young scholars read and discuss how the author...
8th - 10th English Language Arts