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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Discovering Memory: Li-Young Lee’s Poem “Mnemonic” and the Brain
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Eight 50-minute sessions|
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
Students generate descriptive timelines and can include images in the description.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 18
After retelling a familiar fable, students discover the differences in one of Morrison's retellings of a fable.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  May 1
Students consider the portrayal of Asians in popular culture by exploring images from classic and contemporary films and comparing them to historical and cultural reference materials.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 3
Students investigate the website of a past Poet Laureate's project and use it as a model to celebrate poetry that appeals most to them.
Grades 6 – 8 | Professional Library | Book
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.