BACK TO SCHOOL: What Do You Hope? Poetry/Goal Setting Activity

BACK TO SCHOOL:  What Do You Hope? Poetry/Goal Setting Activity
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This activity is a great way to break the ice during the first days of school. This multipurpose lesson benefits teachers and students alike.

STUDENT BENEFITS:
- students get to know each other by working in groups
- students practice higher level thinking skills as they analyze a classic poem
- students set goals and define hopes and dreams for the coming school year
TEACHER BENEFITS:
- freedom to circulate throughout the room getting to know your class as your students work in groups
- opportunity to gauge the level of critical thinking your students are capable of
- opportunity to collect an early writing sample if desired
ACTIVITIES:
- poetry analysis, whole class discussion, defining hopes/goal setting, optional writing response, revisiting/adjusting hopes/goals throughout the year

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3 pages
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