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Latino Poetry Blog: Blogging as a Forum for Open Discussion
|Grades||8 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Six 45-minute sessions|
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson
Students publish their work in an electronic portfolio, which enables them to respond to each other’s content online.
Grades 7 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Students explore the idea of “crossing boundaries” through bilingual, spoken-word poetry, culminating in a poetry slam at school or in the community.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 15
Students brainstorm all the various aspects of Hispanic culture and compile topics to research. Groups then research topics and present their information to the class.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This Strategy Guide describes the processes involved in composing blogs in the classroom, the process of writing regular posts, or entries, that are published online.