Lesson 1 (from Section 1: Introduction, Dedication, pages 1-7)
Section 1: Introduction, Dedication, pages 1-7
"What Have You Lost?" is an anthology of over 100 selections from poets around the world examining the theme of loss. Michael Nye's black-and-white photographic portraits add to the precise design of the book. In the Introduction by Naomi Shihab Nye, the author considers whether there is anything good about losing and thinks that perhaps it makes people momentarily take better care of what they still have. In this lesson, students are introduced to the book, will research its editor, and will read and discuss the Introduction.
1) Teacher Lecture: Introduce the students to the book and editor, Naomi Shahib Nye. "What Have You Lost?" is an anthology of over 100 selections from poets around the world examining the theme of loss and accompanied by photography by Michael Nye.
2) Reading Activity: Allow students time in class to read the Introduction of "What Have...
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