Robert Burns’ Poetry: A Red, Red Rose

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Regional dialect can make a lovely poem even more beautiful. After translating the Scots words in "A Red, Red Rose" into modern English, class members identify the two similes Robert Burns uses in his poem.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members create their own similes comparing two objects by first using a Venn diagram to note the similarities and differences between the two
Classroom Considerations

  • The Valentine's Day exercise assumes learners are familiar with similes

  • An answer key is included in the packet

  • None
Common Core