Poetry Lesson Plans

How I Honor What I Carry
By: Eva Sierra
Literary Model: Excerpt from E. Garcia Naranjo’s Descendant Dissident
Lesson Plan: PDF icon how_i_honor_what_i_carry_sierra.pdf
I Give the Giving Tree
By: Sophie Daws
Literary Model: "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein
Lesson Plan: PDF icon givingtree_daws.pdf
In the Last 24 Hours
By: Sophie Daws
Literary Model: None
Lesson Plan: PDF icon last24hours_daws.pdf
Writing Toward our Lost Ones
By: Matisse Rosen
Literary Model: M. Jacqui Alexander & Yanara Friedland
Lesson Plan: PDF icon writingtowardourlostones_rosen.pdf
Similes Made of Rock, Shell, and Bone
By: Matisse Rosen
Literary Model: None
Lesson Plan: PDF icon rockshellbone_rosen.pdf
“Where Does Tomorrow Live?”
By: Matisse Rosen
Literary Model: None
Lesson Plan: PDF icon wheredoestomorrowlive_rosen.pdf
"Border Boy" by Alberto Ríos
By: Teré Fowler-Chapman
Literary Model: "Border Boy" by Alberto Ríos
Lesson Plan: PDF icon borderboy_fowlerchapman.pdf
How This Machine Works
By: Rachel Mindell
Literary Model: “The Quiet Machine” and “Downhearted” by Ada Limón.
Lesson Plan: PDF icon how_this_machine_works_rachelmindell.pdf
Hulk Persona Poem
By: Chalese "Chay the Poet" Potts
Literary Model: "Hulk Smash!" by Greg Santos
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Persona is another word for “mask”
By: Sophie Daws
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