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Weaving the Threads: Integrating Poetry Annotation and Web Technology
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 50-minute sessions|
Grand Rapids, Michigan
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Collection of poems written by modern Native American writers
- HTML Editor
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Webbing Tool provides a free-form graphic organizer for activities that ask students to pursue hypertextual thinking and writing.
- National Museum of the American Indian
- Example of Poetry Annotation Web
- Native American Authors Project
- The teacher needs to gather a collection of poems written by modern Native American writers such as Scott Momaday, Shirley Hill Witt, and Mary TallMountain. Some resources for finding poems include: National Museum of the American Indian and Native American Authors Project.
- Test the Webbing Tool Student Interactive on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.