Lesson Snapshot

1. Engage: Students will look critically at photos and discuss what relationship each has to the topic of perspective.       

2. Explore: Students will manipulate poetry lines and their order looking for meaning.        

3. Explain: Students will analyze figurative language in poetry to determine meaning and perspective.

4. Extend/Expand: Students will explore authors’ biographies for evidence to support who wrote which poem.                

5. Evaluate: Students will be evaluated through a T chart on pairing of poem to author making sure logical evidence supports the pairing.  Additionally, students will write an analysis of author’s perspective from a current newspaper article.