Poetry Lesson Plans

Place, assonance, musical language, formal constraints
"Ballad in O" by Cathy Park Hong
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List poems, persuasion, persona
"The all black penguin speaks: 17 facts you did not know about me" by Roger Bonair-Agard
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Design, illustration, imagery, concrete vs. abstract language
various
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Autobiographical writing, persona, literacy narrative
"lucy one-eye" by Lucille Clifton
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Repetition, identity, memory
"allegory of the black man at work in a synagogue" by Roger Bonair-Agard
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Page design and layout
"Topography" by Sharon Olds; "The Chaffinch Map of Scotland" by Edwin Morgan; "Map of Domesticity" by Hugh Steinberg; "Matchbox Theater: Issa's Insects" by Lea Redmond; "Topographies" by Nicole Cooley; "Between Page and Screen" by Amaranth Borsuk and Brad Bouse
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Performance, recitation, public speaking, interpretation
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Lineation
"For the Anniversary of My Death" by W.S. Merwin
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Arizona Board of Regents