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Behind the Masks: Exploring Culture Through Art and Poetry

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Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Approximately 4–6 weeks
Lesson Author

Judi Moreillon

Judi Moreillon

Tucson, Arizona

Diane Roderick

Tucson, Arizona

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   7 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Crossing Boundaries Through Bilingual, Spoken-Word Poetry

Students explore the idea of “crossing boundaries” through bilingual, spoken-word poetry, culminating in a poetry slam at school or in the community.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Dialect Detectives: Exploring Dialect in Great Expectations

Great Expectations is rich in dialogue and in the dialect of the working class and the poor of Victorian England. What does Dickens reveal about his characters using dialect?

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   1 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 17

Today is St. Patrick's Day.

St. Patrick's Day is celebrated by reading Irish folk tales and using the Story Cube tool to create a graphic organizer and see what characteristics are unique to Irish tales.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Risking Intensity: Reading and Writing Poetry with High School Students

Judith Michaels approaches the subject of the self at both the personal and practical levels, opening the world of poetry to her classes through carefully planned strategies.

 

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