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Color of Silence: Sensory Imagery in Pat Mora’s Poem “Echoes”

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Color of Silence: Sensory Imagery in Pat Mora’s Poem “Echoes”

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Three 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Jaime R. Wood

Jaime R. Wood

Portland, Oregon

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Student Interactives

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing Poetry

Diamante Poems

This online tool enables students to learn about and write diamante poems.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing Poetry

Acrostic Poems

This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 30

Celebrate El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day)!

Using the Book Cover Creator, students write and share their own multilingual stories.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 19

Poet and author Pat Mora was born on this day in 1942.

Students study and write extended metaphors through the use of Pat Mora's book.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   6 – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Living Voices: Multicultural Poetry in the Middle School Classroom

Jaime Wood offers middle school English language arts teachers material for teaching poetry by Nikki Giovanni, Li-Young Lee, and Pat Mora; the text includes graphic organizers and other resources.

 

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