Our City, Our Words: Writing Poetry Celebrating Student Impressions of Their City

Comments

  • Aug 13 2010 6:40 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.

Contributed By

  • Original Source:
    ReadWriteThink

    Conditions of Use:
    None Specified


Description

In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students write poetry that captures their feelings about their city or town. After presenting their poetry at a class reading students compare their poetry to the work of published poets who have written about the same city.

Learning Registry Activity

    Bookmarks

    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

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

    Standards

    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Teacher Materials


    Tool for: Teachers, Administrators, Parents

    Tags/Keywords

    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction; Heterogeneous

    Teaching Method: Brainstorming; Discussions