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So Much Depends Upon...

Examine voice and word choice in poetry with this Six Traits of Writing lesson. After listening to Love that Dog by Sharon Creech and The Red Wheel Barrow by William Carlos William, middle schoolers create their own sixteen-word poems beginning with "So much depends upon..." They model their work after William's poem, and use the established theme as a basis for a short story.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 7th
Subjects
English Language Arts
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project