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Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan
Images have power—they can trigger memories or symbolize abstract ideas. Students put the power of images to the test as they analyze symbolism in Night and create symbolic photomontages.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan
This lesson uses concrete poems to explore the connection between a poem's layout and its meaning. While appropriate any time of year, the lesson is especially topical near Columbus Day.
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan
Students’ reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills add up as they decipher word problems and use what they’ve learned to solve a crossword puzzle.
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