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Living Voices: Multicultural Poetry in the Middle School Classroom

by Jaime R. Wood

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Living Voices: Multicultural Poetry in the Middle School Classroom

Grades 6 – 8
Type Book
Pages 121
Published June 2006
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

Description  

Jaime Wood offers middle school English language arts teachers material for teaching poetry by Nikki Giovanni, Li-Young Lee, and Pat Mora; the text includes graphic organizers and other resources.

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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

What is Poetry? Contrasting Poetry and Prose

Students often find poetry frustrating and meaningless. By helping students think critically about the differences between poetry and prose, this introduction sets the stage for different strategies for comprehending poetic texts.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Entering History: Nikki Giovanni and Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Crossing Boundaries Through Bilingual, Spoken-Word Poetry