Recasting Language through Found Poetry

Discover the concept of found poetry in this engaging lesson. Secondary students will explore the poem "Natural Selection" and compare it to the writings of Charles Darwin in Origin of the Species. Students chose a text and create original poems from the phrases in the text. Additionally, many genres of writing will be evaluated. This lesson could be expanded easily over a week.

6th - 12th English Language Arts 46 Views 125 Downloads
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