"The Colonel" Poem Study

"The Colonel" Poem Study
"The Colonel" Poem Study
"The Colonel" Poem Study
"The Colonel" Poem Study
"The Colonel" Poem Study
"The Colonel" Poem Study
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Common Core Standards
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  1. This growing bundle contains multiple slideshows for studying poetry with AP Lit or advanced literature students. Each resource contains a student handout and a slideshow guiding students through analysis using critical thinking and small and large group discussions. I will continue to add to this r
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This slideshow guides students through an analysis of Carolyn Forché's poem, "The Colonel." It is designed to introduce advanced analysis by detailed showing detailed examples of annotations and poem analysis. This comes with an anticipatory activity (3-5 minutes), details about the author, and background information on the poem. It also comes with an interview with the author about her experience depicted in the poem, as well as a student handout version of the poem. This lesson is designed to take 15-30 minutes. Each file is available in both PDF and Microsoft Office form and is fully editable.

Please note, this poem contains one use of explicit language. The slideshow addresses the purpose behind this use, and the literary merit present in the poem despite strong language.

This resource is included in my AP Lit Full Course Bundle!

Total Pages
17 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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