Practice with Poetry: Margaret Atwood’s Siren Song and Homer’s The Odyssey

Practice with Poetry: Margaret Atwood’s Siren Song and Homer’s The Odyssey
Practice with Poetry: Margaret Atwood’s Siren Song and Homer’s The Odyssey
Practice with Poetry: Margaret Atwood’s Siren Song and Homer’s The Odyssey
Practice with Poetry: Margaret Atwood’s Siren Song and Homer’s The Odyssey
Practice with Poetry: Margaret Atwood’s Siren Song and Homer’s The Odyssey
Practice with Poetry: Margaret Atwood’s Siren Song and Homer’s The Odyssey
Practice with Poetry: Margaret Atwood’s Siren Song and Homer’s The Odyssey
Practice with Poetry: Margaret Atwood’s Siren Song and Homer’s The Odyssey
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Using Margaret Atwood’s poem, "Siren Song”, and an excerpt from The Odyssey, students will review important poetic devices, close read and annotate poems, view supporting video clips, evaluate the writing prompt, and examine scored student sample essays with commentary. A link to an appropriate rubric is included to assist with scoring the essays generated from the activity. A quiz with an answer key for “Siren Song” is provided. This lesson prepares students for AP Literature exams, Common Core extended response assessments, the SAT essay, and critical thinking activities. Common Core standards included.

ADDED IN 2018:
2 more daily lessons
Restructured and reformatted documents
Added many video links for teaching poetry
Added many links for teaching rhetorical situation
Added articles, interviews with Emily Wilson, the first woman to translate Odyssey into English
Fixed broken links
Added TED TALK, essential questions, help on constructing a thesis
Added guide to Socratic seminar/explication for poetry
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23 pages
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Included with rubric
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1 Week
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