Students read Weldon Kee's poem Aspects of Robinson and use the structure to create an original poem describing Odysseus from the Odyssey. Poem must reflect Odysseus as an archetypal hero. Includes grading rationale and link to Kee's poem.
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Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.