The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry Fun Activities

J. D. Mcclatchy
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 136 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Fun Activities

The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. Create a Dream Journal

Create your own dream journal and write poetry based on the entries.

2. Rewrite a Famous Poem

Take it a famous poem and rewrite it in your own words.

3. Create a Collage

Create a collage using unusual images that inspire surreal poetry.

4. Play Free Word Association

Play free word association with friends, family, and fellow students. Use the results to create a humorous poem.

5. Read Foreign Language Poetry

Read a poem written in a foreign language or using old English.

6. Cut and...

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