Ekphrasis: Using Art to Inspire Poetry

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This lesson from ReadWriteThink explores the concept of ekphrasis-writing inspired by art. Students begin by reading and discussing examples of poetry inspired by art. Students then search online for pieces of art that inspire them and, in turn, compose a booklet of poems about the pieces they have chosen.This lesson from ReadWriteThink explores the concept of ekphrasis-writing inspired by art. Students begin by reading and discussing examples of poetry inspired by art. Students then search online for pieces of art that inspire them and, in turn, compose a booklet of poems about the pieces they have chosen. Less

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    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Literature

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