Write a Poem on Theme
Taking one of the themes discussed in class, ask the students to write a poem of their own based upon this theme, in whatever style they choose.
Write a Poem on Structure
Using one of Lennon's poems as a guideline, ask students to write their own poem using the same style and structure of Lennon's poem. Theme may be of their choice.
The U.S. vs. John Lennon
The film The U.S. vs. John Lennon is a fascinating documentary covering Lennon's transition from musician to avant-garde artist and peace activist. Watch the film and let students write about Lennon's work both in the arts and in politics.
Source Research Paper
Give students an opportunity to find a source material from which one of the excerpts from the book is taken, read this in its entirety, and write a paper discussing it.
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