This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: For many people, the idea of poetry is something which immediately turns them off, even if the poetry is about things which have happened in their lives. Today's objective is to discuss the use of poetry and how it can be interpreted and used in life.
1) 1. Have each student make a list of the ten words they would use to describe poetry.
2. In smaller groups, have students...
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