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360 Degrees of Text: Using Poetry to Teach Close Reading and Powerful Writing
by Eileen Murphy Buckley
|Grades||6 – 12|
Through Eileen Murphy Buckley’s 360-degree approach to teaching critical literacy, students investigate texts through a full spectrum of learning modalities, harnessing the excitement of performance, imitation, creative writing, and argument/debate activities to become more powerful thinkers, readers, and writers.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Through this lesson, students will learn how to use the literary term "allusion" in discussing how and why authors and artists draw on and transform subject material.