Poetry Lesson Plans

Día de Muertos Odes
By: Chalese "Chay the Poet" Potts
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Let Us Honor the Caterpillar: An Altar-Making Activity
By: Raquel Gutiérrez
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The Power of Plants to Quench Unnameable Thirst
By: Sophie Daws
Literary Model: "Brigham's tea" by Gary Paul Nabhan
Lesson Plan: PDF icon powerinplants_daws.pdf
Velvet Mesquite
By: Saraiya Kanning
Literary Model: “Velvet mesquite” by Eric Magrane
Lesson Plan: PDF icon velvetmesquite_kanning.pdf
The Poetics of Food & Labor
By: Wren Awry
Literary Model: Cheshire Tongkat interview, "Dirt" by Gary Soto, "Lessons" by Jacqueline Woodson
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Ingredient Odes
By: Wren Awry
Literary Model: "Dragon Fruit," by Aimee Nezhukumatathil; "The Traveling Onion" by Naomi Shihab Nye; "ode to coffee / oda al café" by Urayoán Noel
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Power of naming: a nonet writing prompt
By: Chalese "Chay the Poet" Potts
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Sing to the Sky, Sing to the Earth
By: Raquel Gutiérrez
Literary Model: "Carrying Our Words," Ofelia Zepeda
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Poetry Memes!
By: Gabe Dozal
Literary Model: “Do Memes and Poetry have Anything in Common?”
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Garden Chant Poems
By: Wren Awry
Literary Model: "My Garden Poem"
Lesson Plan: PDF icon gardenchantpoems_wawry.pdf

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