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Locating Purpose in Allusion through Art and Poetry

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Locating Purpose in Allusion through Art and Poetry

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Amy Williams

New Berlin, New York


National Council of Teachers of English


Student Interactives






Compare & Contrast Map

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Compare & Contrast Map

The Compare & Contrast Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for different kinds of comparison essays.


Venn Diagram

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram

This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.


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  1. Check websites to confirm that they are functioning properly and familiarize yourself with these websites.
  2. Preview the Interactive Venn Diagram to familiarize yourself with this resource.

  3. Find background information on Kehinde Wiley and about issues surrounding canonization.

  4. Examine the writing rubric and pre-select two or three areas that you will use to evaluate shorter writing assignments during this lesson.

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