This What Makes a Poem … a Poem? video also includes:
What makes a poem a poem? The narrator of a short video wades into the debate with the contention that the three characteristics that poems share are musical qualities, condensed language, and intense feelings.
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- Flip the lesson; have class members view the video, complete the comprehension check, and research some of the links out of class before returning for discussion
- Assign the free verse novels as independent reading
- Given the philosophic nature of the discussion, the video is most appropriate for older learners
- The resource includes the video, a comprehension check, links to related articles, and a discussion question