Practice with Poetry: Yusef Komunyakaa’s, “Slam, Dunk & Hook.”

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Using Yusef Komunyakaa’s poem, “Slam, Dunk & Hook,” students will review important poetic devices, close read and annotate the text, view supporting video clips, listen to an NPR story, view a TED Talk on the mathematic behind basketball moves, evaluate a writing prompt, and examine a student sample essay. The beauty and danger of basketball is explored in this poem. These lessons prepares students for AP Literature and Language exams, Common Core extended response assessments, American Literature Course exams, the SAT essay and critical thinking activities.

In this resource there is a unique detailed rubric that can be used to score Socratic Seminars in a way that encourages organic fluid discussions. In the guide there is a step by step explanation on how to conduct a fish-bowl discussion with the rubric. The Socratic seminar acts as a poetry explication. The packet includes a complete lesson, common core standards, essential and key questions.

Tags: poetry explication, American Literature, Socratic Seminar, writing, poetry, AP Literature, AP Language, Pre-AP, basketball, critical thinking, art, Yusef Komunyakaa, TED Talk, NPR,




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Practice with Poetry: Yusef Komunyakaa’s, “Slam, Dunk & Hook.”
Practice with Poetry: Yusef Komunyakaa’s, “Slam, Dunk & Hook.”
Practice with Poetry: Yusef Komunyakaa’s, “Slam, Dunk & Hook.”
Practice with Poetry: Yusef Komunyakaa’s, “Slam, Dunk & Hook.”
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